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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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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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 are free to the UNH Community. Counseling is available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional charge. There is a charge 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 and Wellness. Health and Wellness 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 and Wellness fee have an additional charge.

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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 for an additional charge. 

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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 charge. For students who have not paid the health fee, there is an additional charge. 

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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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The Social Justice Educator Training (SJE) is a professional development opportunity for UNH faculty, staff and graduate students to further diversity awareness, knowledge and skill sets allowing for critical analysis of the services we provide, and of the relational dynamics we seek in a diverse institution.

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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 diagnostic and intervention services to individuals of all ages who demonstrate speech-language-communication needs, disorders, and/or 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 (clinic.SLHC@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 charge. For students who have not paid the health fee, there is an additional charge.

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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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Student Accessibility Services 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 SAS.office@unh.edu or call (603) 862-2607

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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. 

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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 Ned Harvey at 862-0845 or email Neal.Harvey@unh.edu.

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Tapingo allows you to order & pay ahead so that you wait less and live more! Use your Dining Dollars, Cat's Cache or credit card and eliminate the wait to pay while picking up your order. Tapingo can be used at the following locations: Albert's, Cornerstone, UNH Dairy Bar, Philbrook Cafe, The Jury Box, Wildcat Cafe, Wildcatassen, Artisan Fresh, Creative Greens, and Zeke's Cafe. 

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Use the Tapingo app on your iOS or Android smart phone, order and pick it up when the app tells you it's ready!

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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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The Title IX Incident Report form is the place to report incidents of sexual harassment and interpersonal violence. This is open to community members, UNH Faculty and staff,  students, and campus visitors.

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Title IX Report Form

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Visit the online form or 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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Health & Wellness offers many tobacco cessation options such as nicotine replacement therapy, and prescription medication. Education, the resource library, and online resources are available. Education/information are free to the UNH community. Counseling is available to students who have paid the health fee, at no additional charge. There is a charge for students who have not paid the health fee. Tobacco cessation options are available for an additional charge.  Employess can access appointment with clinician or medications, services for a charge.

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Students, if you would like to speak with a Wellness Educator/Counselor about your use or someone else's use of tobacco products, please call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

Employees please call (603) 862-9355 (WELL) for additional information and/or to make an appointment. 

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Health & Wellness' clinicians provide standard exams (pap smear, breast exam, hernia test, prostate exam, etc.) regardless of gender identity or expression. Our clinicians can prescribe and/or administer hormones/anti-androgen. Blood test related to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) can be ordered by our clinicians and/or performed by our laboratory.

 

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

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Whether you are traveling abroad for fun or for academic/professional reasons, all your medical travel needs can be met conveniently at Health & Wellness during the academic year through the state-approved travel clinic. It is recommended that you schedule your travel clinic visit at least 4-6 weeks before you plan to leave. If students have paid the health fee, visits to the travel clinic are covered, immunizations are charged at a reduced rate. Clinic visit and immunizations are charged at a reduced rate for faculty, staff and adjunct employees. 

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The Travel Clinic is open to the general public. Payment is expected at time of services for those who are not UNH students or employees. To make an appointment, call (603) 862-2856 or online.

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This is a monthly group of UNH staff and faculty to support one another around caregiver issues. Center on Aging and Community Living  organizes the meetings and some educational/resource opportunities for members.

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The Exercise Science program offers Community Testing services conducted by faculty and graduate students in the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. Some of the fee-for-assessment evaluations include blood lipid analysis, body composition analysis, submaximal and maximal graded exercise tests, and anaerobic threshold (lactic acid) testing. A complete list of services and prices are listed on the website. Student and group rates are available.

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To make an appointment, please call the Kinesiology Office at 862-1854.

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The Employee Fitness Program (EFP) provides two opportunities to employees to improve their fitness: an individualized, one-year program, and an exercise facility for individual use on a come and go bases. 

The EFP is housed in the Field House overlooking the main gym floor on the UNH-Durham campus and is approximately 3,600 square feet in size.  The EFP offers fitness development and programming opportunities for employees at no cost. A wide variety of state-of-the-art aerobic, strength, balance exercise training equipment is available. 

Employees can take part in the exercise facility and/or the Employee Fitness Program. The Employee Fitness Program consists Graduate and Undergraduate Exercise Science students being actively engaged in this program under the guidance of a faculty member.  All EFP participants undergo extensive testing that culminates in an exercise prescription followed by personal training.  Recruitment for this Program is during the Fall academic term each year. 

The EFP provides an exercise facility that UNH employees are welcomed to use. Healthy UNH partners with the EFP to provide extended hours of operations for UNH employee use. Hours vary, so please check for current hours on the EFP website.

Please see the EFP website for further details and hours center is open for individual employee fitness.

   

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To sign up for the employee fitness program, contact Timothy Quinn at 862-1830 or tjq@unh.edu

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Slow Food at the University of New Hampshire is a collective effort to educate students, faculty, and the local Durham community about the production, consumption, and enjoyment of foods that are Good to the senses, Clean for the environment, and sold through Fair practices that support local economies. This student-lead group has also joined on with the the national Real Food Challenge and their Get REal! Campaign. They are working with student groups across the board including Oxfam, Sierra Student Coalition, 350.org and more.

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To get involved, visit their website for upcoming meetings and events.

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