Red Watch Band Bystander Intervention Training

Health Promotion and Wellness offers Northwestern students the opportunity to participate in Red Watch Band Bystander Intervention Training. Originally developed by Stonybrook University and implemented at NU in 2010, this peer led training provides the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and intervene effectively in an alcohol-related medical emergency. These trainings are led by the Wildcats Advancing Total Campus Health (WATCH) peer health edicators. Join the over 3,000 Northwestern students who have completed Red Watch Band training! Trainings require a minimum of 15 participants in order to promote dialogue and ensure a timely conclusion.

To register for a Red Watch Band Training, please complete the Participant Registration form. To view the current schedule and a list of other HPaW programs and trainings, please go to the HPaW Program webpage. Additional training dates are added throughout the year; check back regularly for the most current schedule.

Contact WATCH at with any questions or concerns. 

WATCH Peer Health Educators

Interested in being involved with programs and trainings like Red Watch Band Bystander Intervention training? Please visit WATCH Peer Health Educators for more information. Contact Kevin Meier, Coordinator of Alcohol and other Drug Education and Outreach, at 847.467.3634 or with any questions.