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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Precourt Park is a conservation park that features a baseball and soccer field, fishing areas, a nature trail, and a boat/canoe launch into Nutt's Pond. 

 

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Located on Driving Park Road in Manchester, New Hampshire

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Primary care services (examples  include respiratory illnesses, all kinds of injuries, mental health concerns, intestinal disorders, dermatologic issues and much more) are offered at no additional cost to students who have paid the health fee. For a fee, primary care visits are available to students who have not paid the health fee. Acute care medical services are available to all employees for a fee at the Employee Clinic. Additional fees apply for laboratory, injections, pharmacy, and radiology services. 

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Students to make an appointment, call (603) 862-2856, or online.

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Health Services Radiology Department performs most standard diagnostic x-rays.  All x-rays take at Health Services are reviewed by a local Radiologist.  An x-ray order from  a Health Services Clinician,  Employee Clinic Clinician  or off-campus heatlhcare provider is required before scheduling any x-rays.

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To schedule a radiology appointment, please call (603)862-2856. Employees call (603) 862-4584.

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A wide variety of athletic equipment and outdoor gear can be rented, such as: towels, kettleballs and more. Many items available without having to rent - basketballs, soccer balls, etc 

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Equipment can be rented from the equipment room on the lower level of the Hamel Recreation Center with a valid ID.

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The Recreational Therapy program provides person-centered treatment for individuals or groups in their home community, using recreation to improve quality of life, health and independence. Through this program, we offer wellness education, fitness plans, functional skill development, community integration, successful transition to community life, resource and network development, individual and family recreation and peer advising. Northeast Passage is currently contracted to provide one-to-one outpatient services through the Veteran’s Administration and both individual and group treatment in local school systems. 

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To schedule a service, please call Northeast Passage at 862-0070 or email jess.amato@unh.edu for school based services or cathy.thompson@unh.edu for community/home based services for Veterans.

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Could you benefit from some guidance with nutrition issues as you navigate through the dining halls? Do you need help meeting personal nutrition goals? Rochelle can help with a variety of issues such as choosing menu items that include all the food groups, vegetarian or vegan options, product or recipe information, food allergies, intolerance or related necessities.

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To schedule an appointment with the Dietitian, email Rochelle at rochelle.litalien@unh.edu or call her at (603) 862-2583.

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Wellness educators/counselors are available to discuss a variety of issues relating to relationships. The resource library and online resources are also available. Education/information services are free to 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.

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Students to speak with someone about struggles with relationship and communication, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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ReportIt! is the place to report and learn about incidents of hate,  bias, discrimination and/or harassment (including sexual violence and harassment).  Anonymouse reports may be submitted via ReportIt!.  ReportIt! sends a report directly to the Affirmative Action and Equity Office Director & UNH Title IX Coordinator (but is not monitored 24/7).  The LiveSafe App can be used to anonymously contact UNH police immediately and directly. 

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Visit the online form, 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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Rock Rimmon Park is the largest park in Manchester that offers a pool, playground tennis court, and basketball court to the public.  There is a hike up a granite cliff that offers a great view of the city, as well as an area to picnic.  Weather permitting, there is also an opportunity for rock climbers to scale the granite cliff. 

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Rock Rimmon Park

Located on Mason Street in Manchester, New Hampshire

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The Safe Zones Trainings are professional development opportunities focused on advancing awareness, knowledge, and skills around the services and support that we provide to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) students and colleagues.

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To scheulde a Safe Zones training, fill out the online form.

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Wellness educators/counselors are available to discuss self-esteem issues. Education, a resource library, online resources, and self-esteem groups are also available. Education/information is free to the UNH Community. Counseling is free for students who have paid the health fee. There is a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

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Students to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about self-esteem, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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Wellness Educator/Counselors are available to discuss a variety of issues related to sexuality – relationships, communication skills, sexual pleasure, contraceptive choices, sexually transmitted infections, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression. Education, the resource library, and online resources also available. Education/information and services 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.

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Students to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about sexuality, STIs, safer sex or any other sexual health topic, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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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. Students who have not paid the health services fee have an additional cost.

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Students to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about sexual orientation, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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Counseling, testing, and treatment, as well as free condoms (latex, polyurethane, insertive), 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. Testing and treatment for infections are available to students with additional costs.

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To be tested, students call (603) 862-2856 or make an appointment online.

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Wellness educators/counselors are available to discuss sleep and stress management. Education, the resource library, and online resources also available. Education/information services are free to the UNH Community. Counseling is also available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional cost. Students who have not paid the health fee have an additional cost.

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Students, if  you would like to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about sleep management, please call 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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A 1.5 mile hiking trail along the floodplain of the Merrimack River which is a great area to notice all kinds of New Hampshire wildlife. 

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Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests Trail

Trail head located at 43 Portsmouth Street in Concord, New Hampshire

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The UNH Speech-Language-Hearing Center provides evaluation and treatment to individuals of all ages who demonstrate a variety of communication concerns and differences.

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To schedule an evaluation or treatment, contact Amy Plante, the Speech-Language-Hearing Center Coordinator to schedule an appointment at (603) 862.2546, or by e-mail (amy.plante@unh.edu)

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29 sport clubs offered. Over 1,000 students participate each year. Offered during the academic calendar.

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Register online for a Sport Club. For specific questions, please call 862-2031.

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Wellness educators/counselors are available to discuss stress management. Education, the resource library, and online resources are also available. Education/information and services are free to the UNH Community. Counseling is available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional cost. For students who have not paid the health services fee, there is an additional cost.

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Students, if you would like to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about learning ways to manage stress, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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The StressEraser is a small portable FDA regulated biofeedback device, about the size of a deck of cards, used by many people to mitigate stress by activating the relaxation response. Guiding the user through a series of simple breathing exercises, relaxation can occur within 15 minutes, calming the mind and relaxing the body. We invite you to join us as we explore ways to become free from chronic stress, relieve worry, and gain a greater ability to cultivate emotional well-being. This program is available to benefits eligible employees.

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Visit the USNH wellness website, and call Human Resources to schdule training, 862-0519.

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Support groups offer a safe space in which survivors can talk about their experiences with other survivors. SHARPP currently does not run any support groups for survivors, but we are always open to changing that. 

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If there is a support group that you would like to see from SHARPP, please contact our office at (603) 862-3494. Furthermore, SHARPP can refer you to other crisis centers in the area that may be offering a support group that fits your needs.

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The Swasey Indoor Pool is located in the Field House. Membership is included to full time students and benefited faculty/staff. Community members, part-time students and drop in guests must pay a fee.

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The Swasey Indoor Pool is located in the Field House. Please view the pool calendar for a current schedule. To access the Swasey Indoor Pool follow these steps:

Fill out the online waiver before swimming Are you dropping in, and only using the pool for one day? Proceed to the Swasey Indoor Pool! You will pay the Lifeguard $7 cash to use the pool. Are you looking for longer membership? After filling out the waiver, if you have a are a full time student, or benefited faculty/staff member, go to the Front Desk of the Hamel Rec Center and get your swimming sticker.  If you are a community member, adjunct employee or part-time student, please go to the Front Desk of the Hamel Rec Center and pay for the appropriate membership. Once you have your sticker/membership, head to the pool! The Swasey Pool is located in the Field House, on the lowest level, which can be accessed through the side stairwells in the Field House.  The men's and women's locker rooms are located on same level as the pool, and are available for all to use. The Field House loans towels and locks with a valid ID, which can be picked up in the equipment room, near the locker rooms.  Have fun!
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Ongoing swimming lesson sessions take place throughout the year in varying formats.

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Register for private or group swimming lessons online. For specific questions, please contact Jennifer Malone at 862-0845 or email jennifer.malone@unh.edu.

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The Marriage and Family Therapy Center provides assistance to individuals, couples, and families experiencing a wide range of personal or relationship problems. It is committed to a treatment approach in which individual growth and development is best understood and promoted within the context of family and community relationships. It recognizes diversity in our society and embraces a cross-cultural approach in support of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual.  Therapists are advanced graduate students who are specializing in marital and family therapy. They are mature individuals with diverse life and professional experience. Therapists are supervised by senior staff who are all clinical members and approved supervisors of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

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To arrange your first appointment, call (603) 862-2134.  Our intake coordinator will return your call promptly, take necessary information, and arrange for one of our therapists to contact you for an appointment. Both day and evening appointments are available. All inquiries will be treated with complete confidentiality. 

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Watch this 6-minute informational video, and learn how to protect yourself from ticks in New Hampshire. Video was created by experts at the Cooperative Extension.

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Watch the online video here!

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