Wellness Resources

This guide is a compilation of the health and wellness resources available to the UNH population. It is searchable by program name, health topic, departments, and eligible population. To view all of the listings, simply scroll down. This is a work in progress--if something is missing, please let us know!

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Camp Wildcat is a summer day camp for children entering first grade through seventh grade. Campers have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make friends, and have fun while being active in the summer.

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Registration available online. Contact Kayode Lewis for questions.

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Children who are entering 1st - 7th grade may attend Camp Wildcat.  If your child is entering 8th - 9th grade, please review our Wildcat Teen program.

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Get around campus easily with the Campus Connector bus system. The Campus Connector runs regularly, and is free for students and employees with IDs. 

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Check the bus schedule and your nearest bus stop, arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled bus time, andmake sure to bring your ID! 

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The Cardiac Prevention Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors who wishes to improve overall health and well-being to reduce future risk. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals. $200 for pre- and post-health and fitness assessments and 24 exercise session. Participants may choose to continue for $5/session after first 24 sessions.

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Initial assessments can be scheduled anytime once medical clearance is obtained from your physician. For more information or to register for this program please contact Melissa Rodgers at 603-862-0597 or email melissa.rodgers@unh.edu.

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Program is an exercise and education program for anyone with known cardiovascular disease (CVD) who has previously participated in an ECG-monitored Phase II CR program and wishes to continue regularly exercising in a monitored environment. Exercise prescriptions are developed and monitored according to continue progression from the Phase II CR program according to the individual’s needs and goals. $5/session.

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Individuals may begin anytime once medical clearance is obtained from your physician. For more information or to register for this program please contact Melissa Rodgers at 603-862-0597 or email melissa.rodgers@unh.edu.

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This guidebook is intended to be used by caregivers or by individuals who wish to plan and prepare for their future as they age.

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For more information, please email cacl.chhs@unh.edu.

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Health Services provides medical care, education and support for students with chronic illnesses with a philosophy of helping individuals to self-manage while providing education and support so they can continue classes and daily activities and manage the changing emotions and symptoms that may be brought about by chronic illness. Education and information is free to the UNH community. Counseling is free to students who have paid the health fee and for a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

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Students to make an appointment with the Community Health Nurse, please call (603) 862-3823 or online.

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Recreational activities within College Woods include hiking, walking, skiing, jogging, and bike trails.

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No registration required. Download a map, and stroll through the woods!

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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. 

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Students to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about enhancing your communication skills, call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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The guide is designed for individuals to communicate important information and preferences about themselves to people who may provide them services in the community.Covered topics include desired living situation and location, important person-specific preferences concerning caregiver qualities, personal care schedules, and the identification of personal and community relationships.

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For more information, please email cacl.chhs@unh.edu

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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.

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Summer community sailing registration is online. For more details, please contact the Sailing Coach Diana Weidenbacker, at dianaw46@comcast.net or (207)752-1462

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The following trails in the city of Concord are open to cyclers:

Eastman Street by the Styles Bridges Highway

Hazen Drive (Enter off East Side Drive)

Stickney Hill Road

Merrimack River Trail

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Provides weekly emergency food supplies; food baskets three times a year; emergency needs response; monthly community dinners and drum circles, food rescue and recovery programs.

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If you, or someone you know needs a food care basket, or an emergency meal, fill out the request form, email waysmeet@comcast.net or visit the Center in person, at 15 Mill Road in Durham.

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Advocates from the SHARPP office can help you work through your crisis. The advocate’s goals in crisis intervention are to assist you in sorting through options, feelings, thoughts, and reactions, strengthening coping responses, regaining control, and renewing previously healthy relationships.

Through the 24-hour support line, office appointments and walk-ins, SHARPP strives to provide support whenever you need it.

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For immediate assistance, please call SHARPP's 24/7 helpline at 862-7233 or (888) 271-7233 or online at Ask an Advocate during normal business hours. 

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We can come to your classroom, residence hall, apartment complex, department, Greek house or other facility to provide a debriefing process in a format that allows individuals an opportunity to discuss their feelings and reactions to a traumatic event or difficult situation.

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To schedule a debriefing consultation, please contact Amy Culp, Direct Services Coordinator at (603) 862-3494.

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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.

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To  contact the office, please email disability.office@unh.edu or call (603) 862-2607

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The Director & Title IX Coordinator provides advice on policies, programs and services to achieve affirmative action goals and enhance the campus climate, is the designated Title IX representative, and, in addition, handles all complaints of discrimination under the Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment Policy (includes sexual violence and harassment).

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Visit The Affirmative Action and Equity Office website, or contact the Affirmative Action and Equity Office at 603-862-2930 (Voice), 603-862-1527 (TTY), 7-1-1 (Relay NH)

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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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Visit APS website, use company code "USNH". For individual questions, please contact UNH Human Resources.

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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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Visit APS website, use company code "USNH". For individual questions, please contact UNH Human Resources.

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The USNH Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is run by APS Healthcare. They provide referrals, counseling, training sessions, 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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Visit APS website, use company code "USNH". For individual questions, please contact UNH Human Resources.

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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.

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Download the brochure, or contact your local Cooperative Extension office for more questions.

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Health Services provides Nutritional counseling with a registered and licensed 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.

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Students to speak with someone about your own struggles with an eating concern, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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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.

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To schedule an ergonomics assessment, contact Brian Cournoyer at brian.cournoyer@unh.edu or 862-4761

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Express Eats is an expanded online meal ordering service. It's easy: just click on the desired location and choose your favorites, pay and pick up your order at the time you requested. Dining Dollars, Cat's Cache, Cash & Credit Cards accepted.

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Follow the order form online to get your next healthy meal on campus!

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Employees who select Harvard Pilgrim Health Care as an insurance provider are now entitled to an eye exam on an annual basis.

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Contact your Harvard Pilgrim representative.

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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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Visit Family Connections Center website