Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies Office

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Welcome to the Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies (HAPS) Office
Situated in the Division of Student Affairs, HAPS is charged with developing a high-level strategic plan that fully coordinates all prevention-related efforts.

Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies coordinates the National College Health Assessment, Lehigh InSTALLments, Peer Health Advisor Training, Bystander Intervention Programming, Lehigh After Dark, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Training and other preventative activities focusing on priority student health issues with a special emphasis on alcohol and also including other drugs, sleep difficulties, stress, sexual health and general preventative health.

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Our Vision: A healthy and safe living-learning community.

Our Mission: To create an environment that supports student learning and personal development by enhancing institutional health and safety through public health practice.

  • Knit 2gether
    Knit 2gether
    Knit 2gether is back with UCPS and HAPS, no knitting experience required! Email to sign up.
  • Let Us Face It Together
    Let Us Face It Together
    We acknowledge COVID-19 has made this year challenging and yet we have found ways to learn and grow.
  • Lehigh After Dark
    Lehigh After Dark creates a vibrant, alcohol-free nightlife on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.
  • The number one resource for receiving preventative health information as reported by Lehigh students
  • Partnering with the Health & Wellness Center to provide flu shots to the Lehigh University student community
  • Food Truck Friday
    Free fries and bottled water in partnership with Peer Health Advisors
  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
    National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
    Promoting protective strategies for responsible behavior around alcohol
  • Peer Health Advisor Meditation, Movement, and Munchies Event
    During the Peer Health Advisors' spring event, students were asked to write down the positives they found this year.
Discussion for Students on Mental Health and Well-Being

Representatives from offices that offer resources, services, programs, and opportunities for support and involvement around mental health and well-being hosted a live discussion for students on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. 

Current & Past Programs