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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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Sharing your healing process with others who may have had similar experiences can be very therapeutic. Support groups offer a safe space where survivors can talk about their experiences with other survivors, or simply be in a space where they know others understand what they are experiencing.

SHARPP aims to offer an annual survivor support group and details can be found here. Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, SHARPP is not currently offering any support groups.

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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 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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Think Before You Buy a Pesticide is a resource that suggests a few questions everyone should ask before purchasing a pesticide to control insects, weeds, or fungus in or outside their home. 

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Visit the UNH Cooperative Extension website to learn more, or contact the UNH Extension Infoline by calling 1-877-398-4769 or emailing answers@unh.edu

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The Title IX Incident Report form is the place to report incidents of sexual harassment and interpersonal violence.

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Visit the online form, or contact the Affirmative Action and Equity Office at 603-862-2930 (Voice), TTY Users: 7-1-1.

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Trail Finder makes it easy to find local trails so you can get out, get active, and explore New Hampshire and Vermont. 

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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.

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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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For more information, email marguerite.corvini@unh.edu or laura.davie@unh.edu.

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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.

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To sign up for the employee fitness program, please contact Kimberly Brian at 862-0597 or Kimberly.Brian@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-led 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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The UNH Speech-Language-Hearing Center (SLHC) provides diagnostic and intervention services to individuals of all ages who demonstrate needs, disorders, and/or differences in such areas as: speech, voice, stuttering, language, social skills and communication.

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To learn more about services or to schedule an evaluation or treatment, contact Jane Dodge at (603) 862.0965 or by e-mail (clinic.SLHC@unh.edu). 

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SHARPP’s prevention education programs and trainings are informed by the CDC’s recommendations on violence prevention and research-based best practices. The goals of these programs are to build skills, increase knowledge, and ultimately change attitudes and beliefs that influence the behaviors of participants. SHARPP delivers these programs to residential halls, academic classrooms, Fraternity & Sorority chapters, student organizations, department meetings, campus recreation teams, athletic teams, faculty, staff, etc. Prevention education trainings can be customized for individual audiences. Request a program for your group, class, colleagues, or department. 

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Visit SHARPP’s request a program webpage to learn more about our workshops and trainings or to schedule your program today.

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Students and members who wish to play volleyball may come and use volleyball equipment. Patrons will put up and take down volleyball nets with help upon request. Three sets of volley ball nets and posts are located on the third floor of the building and are available for use any time that the building is open, unless the courts are occupied.

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Students and members may call Campus Recreation to reserve a volleyball court: 862-2031

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Wellness educators/counselors are available to discuss personal wellness, which may include topics such as physical, social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, intellectual, occupational, and financial wellness. 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. Education and information is free to the UNH Community.

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Students, for an appointment call (603) 862-3823 or make an appointment online.

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The plate advocates for healthier food choices and portion sizes based on the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines. It contains four different sections of fruits, whole grains, vegetables and lean protein, each with helpful descriptions and colorful graphics. The Wildcat Plate also encourages “Delicious, Nutritious, Healthy and Sustainable” decisions in and out of the dining halls.

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Visit the Dining website to learn more.

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The Wildcat Transit is the bus system which has transit routes to Dover, Portsmouth, Newmarket and Rochester and is free for students and employees with IDs.

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Check the online, real-time bus schedule and your nearest bus stop. Arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled bus time, and make sure to bring your ID!

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Clinical Services include annual examinations, diagnosis and treatment of abnormal pap smears, testing for and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy testing and counseling, contraceptive services, and limited sexual assault services. Women's health counseling is also provided. 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. Clinical appointments are available for students with a clinician at no cost, but additional charges apply for testing, treatment, contraceptives, etc. Education and information is free to the UNH Community.

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Students, for appointments call (603) 862-2856.

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