Students walk through the mid campus quad.

Health Promotion & Prevention

The Colonial Health Center (CHC), serves to educate you to make informed and responsible decisions regarding your health and wellbeing. We are the university’s prevention and education resource for your overall health and wellness, including alcohol and other drug education. We foster a campus community that supports and empowers you to make healthy lifestyles choices at the George Washington University (GW).

Through peer education and collaboration with other service areas and departments on campus, we provide a myriad of services for students who may be at risk for substance misuse or addiction.

Education and Support Services available at the CHC:

  • walk-in resource center fully equipped with books, brochures, DVDs, and information on alcohol and other drugs;
  • referrals for students in recovery;
  • ongoing educational programming;
  • training and workshops on alcohol and drug use, bystander intervention, and more;
  • classroom support; and
  • peer support.