Eating Concerns Services at UNH

 

An eating concern can significantly impact an indivduals's health and well-being.  Resources are available at UNH to provide assistance to anyone looking for support and help for an eating concern, whether for yourself or someone you care about.

 

Confidential services are available at Health & Wellness:

Medical Services

  • Evaluation, diagnosis and medical care for individuals with eating concerns
  • Make an appointment by calling (603) 862-2856 or online

Individual Education/Counseling Sessions

  • Nutrition counseling with a Registered Dietitian 
  • Make an appointment by calling (603) 862-3823 or online

During your appointment, the Nutrition Educator/Counselor will...

  • Talk with you and acknowledge your food issues and concerns in a safe and confidential atmosphere
  • Review the impact the eating concern/eating disorder may have on your physical, emotional and cognitive health
  • Work closely with you and medical and psychological services to provide comprehensive care, as needed
  • Help you develop a healthy relationship with food and normalized eating
  • Collaborate with you to personalize nutritional goals that are designed according to your readiness to change and your stage of recovery
  • Share additional resources with you

Eating Concerns Mentors (ECMs)

  • ECMs are trained UNH students who can provide you with confidential, individual support and information on body image, eating concerns and eating disorders
  • Learn More

Psychological and Counseling Services (PACS)

  • Confidential short-term counseling
  • Assistance with referrals for longer term care
  • Make an appointment by calling (603) 862-2090

Dining Services

  • Registered dietitian available to assist with navigating the dining hall menus and food information
  • For more information, call (603) 862-2583

Campus Recreation

  • Education and services on safe, effective and appropriate exercise programs
  • For more information, call (603) 862-2031

Athletic Training Department

  • Support and referral for any intercollegiate athlete with wellness or performance concerns
  • For more information, call (603) 862-3892

Additional UNH Services and Resources

  • The Body Project
  • Health & Wellness Resource Library with books on eating concerns, body image and mindful eating
  • Eating Concerns Student Panel at UNH