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.
Common Student Health Concerns
Here's the stuff you tell us you're most concerned about.
Without sleep you’ll be more stressed, less focused, and more prone to sickness.
Acne results when oil from sebaceous glands and dead skin cells clog the pores.
Back pain can be treated with several self-care methods.
UHS provides free flu shots to students starting September 26.
A Sexually Transmissible Infection (STI) is an infection that can be passed on through vaginal, anal or oral sex. Most STIs are transmitted through the exchange of sexual fluids, but some can be passed on through skin to skin genital contact.
Mumps is a contagious viral illness that spreads by droplets of saliva or mucus, usually when the person coughs, sneezes or talks.
Students who have a healthy lifestyle often report more energy, better sleep, less stress and greater self-esteem. Modifying existing patterns can be challenging, but UHS is here to support you.
Upper respiratory infections—such as the common cold or flu—are caused by viruses. Most don’t require a doctor’s care.
Joint sprains and muscle injuries commonly occur after falls, tripping, overuse or other trauma. The best way to treat such injuries is through rest, ice, compression and elevation (RICE).
Pink eye is an inflammation of the thin tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the white part of the eyeball caused by viruses, bacteria, or allergies.