About the Club

Club Description

STAR (Students Talking About Relationships) provides a face-to-face peer counseling resource for the Brandeis community. All STAR counselors are trained by professionals on topics including but not limited to general counseling skills, campus resources and procedures, domestic and dating violence, rape crisis and sexual assault, pregnancy options and STD/STIs, alcohol and drugs, eating disorders and body image, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender topics, religion, mental health, and suicide and self-harm. In addition to peer-counseling, STAR executes events related to mental health, self-care and stress relief such as STAR Study Break as well as events such as Take Back the Night related to sexual violence, relationship, and other topics.

General Information

Website: https://www.facebook.com/STARbrandeis, https://twitter.com/starbrandeis
ContactRachel Portnoy
Mailing List: https://lists.brandeis.edu/wws/info/starbrandeis
Office Location and Phone: Shapiro Campus Center Room 324, 781-736-4745 

Club Status: This is a chartered club. That means that it can use University resources and can request funding from the Finance Board.

Club Administrators

Rachel Portnoy- Co-coordinator
Grace Gao- Co-coordinator
Nadisha Wickramaratne - Co-coordinator
Kaitlyn York- Co-coordinator
Nicole Wengrofsky- Training Co-coordinator
Divya Ganesan- Training Co-coordinator


Katherine McNamara,
Apr 11, 2017, 1:57 PM
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