Social Wellness

Three talking bubbles with happy faces inside

Social wellness is building and engaging in trusting, respectful, and authentic relationships.

Signs of Social Wellness

  • Development of assertiveness skills not passive or aggressive ones.
  • Balancing social and personal time.
  • The ability to be who you are in all situations.
  • Becoming engaged with other people in your community.
  • Valuing diversity and treat others with respect.
  • Continually being able to maintain and develop friendships and social networks.
  • The ability to create boundaries within relationship boundaries that encourage communication, trust and conflict management.
  • Remembering to have fun.
  • Having supportive network of family and friends.

Check in with your social wellness

  • How are you at asking for help?
  • Do you surround yourself with people who you can trust and you know care about you?
  • Are you able to communicate clearly when dealing with conflict?
  • Do you have at least one good friend you can count on?
  • How motivated are you to build a UNH community by getting involved with a student organization? 
  • Are you okay being alone?


Explore Social Wellness


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Learn more about communication


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More information coming soon.