Health Education

Alcohol and Other Drugs Education and Counseling

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Education and Counseling Program aims to provide accurate and current information to the UNH Community about alcohol and other drugs. The program covers the full range of risks associated with high risk alcohol use including the legal, academic, social and physical impacts.  Services are available for those who self-refer and for those who are mandated to participate and are led by wellness educators/counselors.

Academic Support

If academic performance is affected by illness, students can consult with the community health nurse to learn about their academic options. This program is available at no additional cost to students who have paid the health fee. There is a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

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Military and Veteran Services

The Military and Veterans Services Office is located in the Registrar's Office in Stoke Hall, Room 128EA. Office hours are 0800 to 1630 Monday through Friday. This office can help with general benefit questions, assistance in navigating the university and accessing services, support and advocate on issues important to vets, connect you with your Advisor, and suggest services that can aid you in decisions about majors and careers. To ease the transition from soldier to student, the office has social events, and helps you connect with other students, faculty and staff.

Family Connections Center

The mission of the Family Connections Center is to strengthen the connection between incarcerated parents and their families while facilitating ties to their community through education and support.  Over the past 12 years, the FCCs' offerings have included parenting education classes, weekly parenting support groups, one‐on‐one virtual/video visits between incarcerated mothers or fathers and their children, life skills seminars, relationship and communications course for couples, and much more.

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Identifying Students at Risk: An Online Training Simulation for Faculty, Staff, and Students

Kognito is a online, interactive, gatekeeper training program to help all faculty and staff identify at risk students ( for depression,anxiety and harm to self and others) as well as to help students identify their peers who are at risk for these same mental health issues. Two particularly at risk student groups,LGBT and Veterans , are the focus of two of the trainings. 


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Organizational Wellness Services

A key to maintaining personal health is maintaining organizational health. A working atmosphere that is cohesive and free of unnecessary tension goes a long way toward lowering stress levels and increasing productivity. Reaching this goal can be as simple as talking through internal changes, or it can require more in-depth team building. Whatever your needs, the USNH Wellness Office can design a program for your group.

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Health Coach

Harvard Pilgrim offers its members age 18 and older  a personalized, telephonic support program. All health coaches are registered nurses who have been certified in lifestyle management coaching, to help members make informed decisions about lifestyle management opportunities. Support focuses on:

EAP Employee Counseling

The USNH Employee Assistance Program is run by APS Healthcare. They provide referrals, counseling, and online resources on subjects such as parenting education, work-life balance, family issues, elder care, substance abuse issues, and difficult transitions.

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