Health, Wellness, and Advocacy Groups
Learn about the different health, wellness, and advocacy groups offered on campus.
Campus Advocacy Response and Empowerment (CARE) Line
The CARE Line is a 24-hour campus crisis hotline available to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence, as well as their family and friends. Trained volunteer advocates provide support, education, resources, and referrals to on and off campus entities involving crimes of sexual assault, domestic or dating violence, and stalking. 702-895-0602
Healthy Rebels are a group of students committed to providing reliable information to students about health-related issues through outreach programs, workshops, health fairs, and campus awareness week.
HYPER: Helping Young People Experience Recovery at UNLV
HYPER is a group of UNLV students who are in long-term recovery from addictive disorders, students who are clean and sober or students who have been impacted by addiction during their lifetime. Our members come from all different backgrounds, but we share the common goal of recovery, education, resiliency and service. Our activities include support groups (12-step meetings, recovery process groups), substance-free events and education on addiction recovery in college.
Peers Advocating for Anti-Violence Education (P.A.A.V.E.)
P.A.A.V.E. is committed to educating students about the violent culture we live in, which perpetuates relationship and sexual violence. Our mission is to grant access to knowledge, increase sensitivity, and change individual attitudes about sexual violence through our peer education program. To accomplish our mission, our program utilizes the latest developments in the anti-violence movement.
Students United for Reproductive Justice (S.U.R.J.)
S.U.R.J. helps bring a voice to the reproductive justice movement on campus, including, but not limited to, women of color, immigrants, and sex workers. Protection and supporting rights such as the right to have safe, healthy, and realistic options involving reproduction, safe sex, and contraception.
Advocacy Support Response Team Against Violence (ASERTAV)
ASERTAV is dedicated to raising awareness about interpersonal violence, including, but not limited to, sexual assault, rape, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, throughout the UNLV community. It is our hope that, through education and awareness, the incidence of interpersonal violence can be drastically reduced. ASERTAV strives to coordinate a collaborative response to student, staff, and faculty members of our community who may have been affected by violence. Our goal is to communicate to survivors that they are not alone during their recovery by providing resources, support, advocacy, and education.
UNLV offers the following student counseling groups: relationships, academic support, midweek mindfulness for stress management, a group for every body, family members of military persons, military students, graduate students, mindfulness and yoga for well-being, mindfulness and acceptance group for anxiety, building social confidence and first generation college student support group