Students, faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are essential when it comes to preventing suicide and promoting help-seeking behaviors among their peers. UHS offers consultation with concerned third parties.
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UHS offers a chlamydia self-screen option for female students who may not feel comfortable discussing their sexual health with a provider.
Asking for help is always challenging but students of color often face historical and cultural barriers when trying to access mental health services. The counselors at University Health Services are reaching out to minority student groups in an effort to bridge that gap.
It is important to consider how studying abroad can impact mental health. Culture shock—or cultural adjustment—describes a typical pattern of behavior and psychological changes seen in individuals adjusting to a new culture.
Getting the first dose of vaccine against meningococcal disease B was an important step toward protecting your health and well-being. Receiving the second dose is just as critical to maintaining long-term immunity and protecting yourself from meningitis. Do you have a plan to get the second dose?
Victim Advocate & Survivor Services Coordinator | Eldridge provides confidential victim advocacy services including support group facilitation; accompaniment to academic, legal, and systems related appointments and meetings; and providing emotionally supportive counseling to students who have experienced sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.
University Health Services (UHS) hired three additional staff members to expand violence prevention and survivor services.
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Time spent volunteering on campus or in the community can impact students’ overall mental and emotional health, a 2015 study shows.
For many, going home can be a source of relief — a time to gather with loved ones and take a break from the demands of school. For others, it can be a difficult time where new or buried feelings surface. Just as important as making travel arrangements and packing properly, having a plan for your safety and well-being is crucial.