Sex, Drugs, & Self Care

Sex, Drugs, & Self Care is a podcast by the University of Northern Colorado's Center for Peer Education. Run by and for students, this podcast is a space for honest, healthy discussions between peers and experts around taboo topics like mental health, substance use, and sexual health. But like, in a real edgy cool kid way. Duh.

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Wednesday May 26, 2021

Elliot and guest Sarah Spencer discuss The Mindful Self Compassion Workbook by Kristin Neff, PhD and Christopher Germer, PhD. It's part book club, part interview, and all honest, personal discussion. 
For questions or more information, reach out to @unco_cpe on Instagram or check out our website, 

Thursday May 06, 2021

Elliot interviews Logan Shaw, program coordinator of suicide education and support services at North Range Behavioral Health, about suicide prevention and finding support for yourself and others. 
UNC crisis support services: 970-351-2496
Colorado Crisis Line: 1-844-493-8255
For more info on NRBH, check out

Thursday Apr 29, 2021

Public health master's student and researcher Danielle Ananea talks with Elliot about the opioid crisis, signs of overdose, and how narcan could make campus safer. 
If you or a loved one are struggling with substance abuse, call the SAMHSA helpline, 1-800-487-4889. Got questions? Email or For more resources, find us on instagram @unco_cpe. 

Monday Feb 22, 2021

Lecturer, dietitian, and personal trainer Jeffrey Gilis talks with Elliot about the unique challenges and erasure that men with eating disorders face, as well as what we can do to create a more supportive environment for recovery.
Got questions? Email or, and find even more resources on our instagram @ UNCO_CPE. 

Monday Feb 08, 2021

Elliot and Dr. Grose talk boundaries and getting it on, COVID style.
Reach out with questions to Check the CDC website to stay updated on information surrounding COVID-19. Check out comprehensive sex ed at Find support for sexual and intimate partner violence at or 

New Year, What Now?

Monday Feb 08, 2021

Monday Feb 08, 2021

Elliot and Rosie kick off the podcast by sitting down to talk new beginnings, self improvement sprees, Justin Bieber tweets, main character walks, and why being here is enough.
Reflect and journal along with us using the prompts on our instagram, @unco_cpe. You can also find episode transcripts on our website, After today's premiere, we'll see you in two weeks! Stay safe, stay cool.


Monday Feb 01, 2021

Monday Feb 01, 2021

Sit down with Elliot as he introduces you to the podcast! Stay tuned for new episodes as we tackle substance safety, mental health, sexual health, wellness, and harm reduction in the UNC community. 
Connect with the Center for Peer Education on instagram @unco_cpe or visit our website at 

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