Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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  • Join SWAP now

    If you’re interested in contributing to the wellness and prevention efforts at Wheaton email Emily Dimon, Health Educator at dimon_emily@wheatoncollege.edu

    If you're interested in contributing to the wellness and prevention efforts at Wheaton email Emily Dimon, Health Educator at dimon_emily@wheatoncollege.edutree

  • Student Wellness And Prevention

    SWAP: SWAP seeks to inspire the cultural change needed to reduce alcohol-related harm and bolster academic success by challenging the misinformation that alcohol and drugs are needed in order to have fun on a college campus. Goals: Shift the campus culture away from a focus on alcohol and/or drugs by providing premium, equally attractive, non-alcoholic […]

    SWAP:

    SWAP seeks to inspire the cultural change needed to reduce alcohol-related harm and bolster academic success by challenging the misinformation that alcohol and drugs are needed in order to have fun on a college campus.
    Goals:
    Shift the campus culture away from a focus on alcohol and/or drugs by providing premium, equally attractive, non-alcoholic social programming,  media campaigns based on social norms theory, education for new students about campus alcohol policies, late night alternative programming and various harm-reduction education for Wheaton students.
    Core Values and Desired Student Learning Outcomes:
    * Enhance the Wheaton community
    * Promote inclusion for all students
    * Expand and support services for non-drinkers and light drinkers
    * Provide leadership opportunities for students
    * Infuse a collaborative approach to planning events on campus between students and professional staff
    * Produce data to support the importance of our programming and the impact it is having on our student community

  • Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

    If you are at all concerned, call 911 or Public Safety at 508-286-3333.

  • Wheaton Life Watch logo Life Watch Video

    The Life Watch program combines CPR training, strategies for safe alcohol use, and tips on recognizing alcohol poisoning.


    The Life Watch program combines CPR training, strategies for safe alcohol use, and tips on recognizing alcohol poisoning. Additionally, Wheaton Life Watch strives to take the next step in promoting a safer alcohol culture by teaching students how to intervene in situations that have the potential to become dangerous. After the training, attendees will receive a Wheaton Life Watch blue wristband to wear as proof of their training and commitment to creating a more safe and responsible alcohol culture.