400 Paramus Road, New Jersey, Paramus 07652
The primary purpose of the Bergen Community College Wellness Center is to promote total wellness in the College Community for students, staff and faculty, by combining all the dimensions of wellness–-physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and mental. The Wellness Center focuses on a holistic approach to wholesome living through healthy lifestyles and informed choices. The idea of developing a wellness program was introduced in 1995 and it quickly gained interest in the Fall of 1997.The Wellness Center then found its home which is now located in G208 and HS102. The program soon attracted the interest of many with curiosity about health issues. The Wellness Center committee is composed of interested students, staff, faculty, leading health and mental health organizations, who meet to develop and present programs on current topical issues. The Wellness Center trains peer educators each semester,to become advocates on campus for programs such as: mental health awareness, smoking cessation, anti-violence venues and mentoring.Other activities sponsored by the Wellness Center includes: relaxation strategies, stress management and eating well.