Communicating well with others is essential to our overall well-being and maintaining healthy relationships with others. Health Services provides information and education for free to the UNH community. Counseling is available at no charge for students who have paid the health fee and for a fee for students who have not paid the health fee. A Resource Library is available at Health Services and online resources are available.
The Community Sailing Program offered at Mendums Pond teaches people of all skills and age levels how to sail. It is offered in the spring, summer and fall and is open to the public. Prices vary per course and participation and UNH Faculty and Staff receive a 10% discount.
Provides weekly emergency food supplies; food baskets three times a year; emergency needs response; monthy community dinners and drum circles.
Disability Services for Students provides services to students with documented disabilities to ensure that all University activities and programs are accessible. The office also promotes the development of student self-reliance and the personal independence necessary to succeed in a university climate. We seek to create a comprehensively accessible environment where students are viewed on a basis of ability, not disability.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis(EEE) is a mosquito-spread disease of birds that can be transmitted from a mosquito bite to horses and people. This educational resource includes information about mosquito biology, diseases they spread, management options, and how to protect yourself.
Health Services provides Nutritional counseling with a registered dietitian for students struggling with an eating concern and is free for students who have paid the health fee. Support and information for concerned friends and families is also available, including Eating Concerns Mentors, who are UNH students trained to provide support, resources and referral to students struggling with eating concerns/body image issues. A Resource Library is available at Health Services and online resources are also available.
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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The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) provides ergonomic assessments for both computer workstations and those tasks involving manual material handling/lifting to minimize risks of musculoskeletal injuries and/or disorders. In addition to on-site one on one evaluations, OEHS is available to conduct training and education on ergonomics specified to your needs.
Employees who select Harvard Pilgrim Health Care as an insurance provider are now entitled to an eye exam on an annual basis.
Health Services provides information on financial wellness and resources for those seeking assistance with personal finance. Counseling is available for free to students who have paid the health fee and is available at a cost to students who have not paid the health fee. A Resource Library is available at Health Services and online resources are also available.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care subscribers are eligible to recieve a $500 benefit per year (one member per household) for a health club membership that is payable to a selected participating health club.
Each year, the seasonal flu makes its way to campus resulting in missed days of work and classes. This virus spreads rapidly among students because of close living conditions, lowered resistance, stress, etc., and campus communities have the potential to face significant epidemics each winter.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the seasonal flu vaccine is the single most effective method for preventing the seasonal flu.
Students, faculty and staff can make an appointment to receive the seasonal flu vaccine at Health Services.
Costs are as follows:
$18 for students who have paid the health fee
$25 for students who have not paid the health fee
$25 for faculty and staff
Food Solutions New England (FSNE) is a UNH-based initiative designed to promote food systems that support sustainable farm and food enterprises and sound nutrition in New England communities. FSNE promotes comprehensive, systemic approaches linking farm, food, nutrition, and social justice issues using analysis and visualization to help improve the integrity and viability of the regional food system.
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. Free education and information is available for concerned family and friends through the Resource Library at Health Services and through online resources.
Transgender students and employees will find a safe haven within Health Services. Basic medical services and referrals to specialists for care available. 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. Students who have not paid the health services fee have an additional cost.
Education, a Resource Library, and online resources are available to students experiencing grief and loss.
Group counseling is an excellent way to get support, learn about yourself and your relationships with others, and to develop new skills. Many students have found that group counseling is effective. Groups are available for student veterans, anxiety and depression management, stress management, communication skills, and international students.
Campus Recreation offers 35-40 group classes per semester, including step, yoga, pilates, hi/lo, cycling, cardio boxing, hip hop, strength training, interval training, Women's Self Defense, Latin funk, and others. Most classes taught in Hamel Recreation Center's Studio 1. Classes are open to students and members of Hamel Recreation Center. Guests must pay a fee of $10 per class and sign a waiver.
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:
- Blood Pressure Control
- Weight Management
- Cholesterol Management
- Smoking Cessation
- Stress Reduction and Life Balance
As part of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's Wellness Connection, subscribers are eligible for up to $200 per year in reimbursements for participating in approved health education classes in areas such as nutrition, weight loss, tobacco cessation, fitness, stress management, and others.
Biometric Screenings are offered twice yearly by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, with incentives for meeting health goals.
Free hearing screenings are offered each May. Screenings are about 15-20 minutes long, located in Hewitt Hall and conducted by graduate students.
Health Services provides a confidential walk-in HIV counseling/testing clinic on Thursdays from 11-2, during the academic year, for $25. Results provided in 20 minutes.
Appointments are also available to students. For students who have paid the health fee, there is no cost in addtion to the $25 test fee. There is an appointment cost for students who have not paid the health fee.
Education, Resource Library, and online resources are also available.
The NH Purchasers Group on Health has created the NH Hospital Scorecard in response to the need for more information about the cost and quality of health care in NH.
This is a public website.
Students can call Triage Nurse for self-care information. Also available is an online resource guide that provides information to students for making better health care decisions is also available on the Health Services website. The triage nurse is available at no cost to students who have paid the health fee, and for a fee for students who have not paid the health fee. Online resources are free for the UNH Community.
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