Our Mission

Health Promotion and Advocacy (HPA) provides inclusive health & well-being education, prevention, and survivor-centered support. HPA contributes to student academic success through the promotion of healthier behaviors. HPA strives to create a safer community by providing survivor-centered support, resources, and services to respond to the impact of gender-based violence. 


Take some time to listen to This Wellness Life: Avoiding the Red Zone.

As colleges across the country attempt to combat sexual assault spikes at the start of each semester, join Kendra Z, Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Ball State University, and 3 stellar Health and Promotion Ambassadors as they discuss how to set up your Red Zone Defense by examining the facts vs myths around alcohol consumption and partying smart.

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