Wellness Data and Presentations

National College Health Assessment at Western

Every two years, Western participates in the American College Health Association's National College Health Assessment, a nationally recognized research survey that collects data on college student health status, behaviors, and beliefs on a wide range of topics:

  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
  • Sexual health
  • Weight, nutrition, and exercise
  • Mental health
  • Personal safety and violence

NCHA Data Reports

The following Executive Summaries highlight the results from the 2014 and 2016 surveys, administered to a random sample of Western undergraduates ages 18 years and older and coordinated by Prevention and Wellness Services.

2016 NCHA WWU Executive Summary

2014 NCHA WWU Executive Summary

For more information about ACHA and the NCHA survey, visit https://www.acha.org/ncha

Wellness Parent Presentation

Every summer, staff from Prevention and Wellness Services host presentations for parents on talking with students about critical wellness topics. Below is a link to the summer 2019 presentation. If you would like more information, please email pws@wwu.edu.

Summer 2019 Be Well Parent Presentation