Health Education

American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Courses

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard, and AED.

Insect Repellents

Insect Repellents is a resource that describes all the different repellents such as, DEET, Picaridin, Oil of lemon Eucalyptus, Citionella, 2-Undecanone, IR3535, and other repellents that help protect you from mosquitoes, gnats, punkies, no-see-ums, ticks, and other insects.


How To Access:


Download the brochure, or contact your local Cooperative Extention

Sexually Transmitted Infections Counseling and Education

Counseling, testing, and treatment, as well as free condoms (latex, polyurethane, incentive), dental dams, and lubricant are available for students.  Education, a resource library, and online resources are also available. Education/information are free to the UNH Community. Counseling is available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional cost. There is a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

Sexual Orientation and Education Counseling

Students and employees who are GLBTQQIA (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, or Allies), will find a safe haven within Health Services. Health Services has gay and gay-friendly staff who are supportive and affirming to all GLBTQQIA students.  Education, a resource library, and online resources are available. Education/information is free to the UNH Community. Counseling available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional cost.

Grief Support

Education, a Resource Library, and online resources are available to students experiencing grief and loss.


How To Access:


Use the Resource Library, or if you would like to speak with someone about struggles with grief and emotional wellness,  please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.


 

Gambling Cessation

Wellness educators/counselors are available to provide counseling and resources to students who are concerned about their gambling, and is free for students who have paid the health fee. There is a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

Body Image Education and Counseling

UNH students come in all different sizes, shapes and colors. Learning to love the body you were born with is an important step in taking care of yourself. Wellness educators/counselors and nutrition counselors are available for one-on-one counseling to help you to enhance your body image. Education and information is available for free to the UNH community. Counseling is available at no cost to students who have paid their health fee and at a cost for students who have not paid their health fee.

Biofeedback

Biofeedback technology uses electronic equipment to measure and monitor changes in one’s internal physiological state while teaching breathing, relaxation and meditation exercises. Individual sessions with a computer-based biofeedback program are available at no cost to current UNH students who have paid the health fee and UNH/USNH employees and their dependents.