Liaisons Educating & Advocating for Psychological Support (LEAPS)

Mission Statement

LEAPS is a group of undergraduate students who work with the Office of Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education as peer educators to promote positive mental health and wellbeing on the Vanderbilt University campus through outreach activities.


To decrease the stigma associated with seeking help
To improve visibility and accessibility of campus resources
To serve as student leaders and role-models
To increase knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellness topics of college students
To increase awareness and understanding on campus of mental health issues and emotional wellness
To develop programming and events for the VU Campus 
Advocate for effective campus practices to promote positive coping behaviors


Host events that promote positive coping skills and healthy choices
Collaborate with other campus organizations and departments programming efforts
Facilitate presentations to student groups about topics such as: Campus resources, Stress & Coping, Healthy Relationships, & Academic Success
Host wellness information tables at various campus events


For more information, please visit the LEAPS page on the Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education website.