Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships are associations or connections between two or more people that support physical, mental, emotional and social well-being; balance; and contentment.

Important elements of healthy relationships include:

  • mutual respect
  • trust
  • positive communication
  • good boundaries

Healthy relationships also foster the expression of:

  • care
  • concern
  • affection

Important components of healthy relationships include:

  • feelings of security
  • more praise than criticism
  • more met needs than unmet needs

Violence Prevention 

  • Violence is a learned behavior. If it can be learned, it can be unlearned.
  • If you are a victim of violence, it is NOT your fault, you are NOT alone, and you CAN get help!

Violence Prevention consultation consists of a 30-minute confidential appointment on various violence prevention/awareness topics. Please call (408) 924-6122 to make an appointment. You can also email Laurie Morgan (laurie.morgan@sjsu.edu), if you have questions about Violence Prevention topics:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Confidential help through the process of healing for you or a friend
  • Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships
  • Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence
  • Consent