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Student Health and Wellness advocates for the balanced and integrated emotional, social, and academic functioning of our diverse community. Guided by our commitment to diversity and social justice, SHaW strives to create a safe and inclusive environment to enhance the quality of life on our campus.  We aim to reach every member of our community through specialized training which raises awareness, reduces stigma, addresses barriers, and promotes holistic wellness. Trainings are offered to UConn faculty, staff, and students on an array of topics.

Please keep in mind we will not be conducting any in-person programming during the COVID-19 pandemic and some programs may not be available virtually.


 

Free Flu Clinics

Free Flu Clinics

Free Flu clinics

NEW DATES ADDED: December 1, 2, 8, and 9
Location: Shippee, Pequot Room

Thursdays: 9 am - 3pm

International Student Support Group

International Student Support Group

Feel stressed? Join our International Student Support Group to share, connect, and support!

November 18, 2021 to January 13, 2022 (no meetings on 11/25 12/23 and 12/30)

Thursdays: 2pm – 3pm

Bereavement Support Group

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This group is about students coming together to support and empower each other during times of grief.

*Please call ahead for information about group screening*

Thursdays: 12:30 - 2 pm

Let’s Talk

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DROP-IN (no appointment required)
Location: Arjona 4th floor, waiting room

Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 1 - 3 pm

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Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy event

DROP-IN (no appointment required)
Location: Wilson Hall, Room 126

Wednesdays: 4:30 - 6:30 pm

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Recovery Yoga Sessions

Recovery Yoga Sessions

Open to all UConn students, meetings are in person at UConn Rec Center.

Wednesdays: 6:30 - 8 pm

Meditation Mondays

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Mondays: 4 - 5pm
(virtual only via WebEx)

Yoga

Yoga event

Tuesdays: 11 am - 12 pm
(in-person, Arjona 4th Floor room 403)

Thursdays: 4 - 5 pm
(virtual only via WebEx)

Introduction to Mindfulness

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DROP-IN (no appointment required)
Location: Arjona 4th Floor, Room 403

Mondays & Wednesdays: 1  - 2 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3 - 4 pm

All Recovery Meetings

All Recovery Meeting event

Open to all UConn students from any campus, meetings are hybrid (link below) and in person at the Cordial Storrs House, 1332 Storrs Road

Mondays: 4:30 - 5:30 pm

More Information

Friends of Recovery Meetings

Friends of Recovery

Open to all friends, family and allies in the greater UConn community, meetings are hybrid (link below) and in person at the Cordial Storrs House, 1332 Storrs Road

Mondays: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

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Recovery Ally Training

Recovery Ally Training event

The Recovery Ally training program is an online, two-hour, highly interactive program, facilitated by people in recovery. Registration is required.

Various Dates and Times

More Information

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  1. 12/1Free & Private Rapid HIV Test/HepC Test @ The RC
  1. 12/1"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/1"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/1Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/1Pet Therapy
  1. 12/1Recovery Yoga
  1. 12/2Bereavement Support Group
  1. 12/2Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/2Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/2FIRST THURSDAY Open House
  1. 12/2Virtual Yoga
  1. 12/2Virtual Yoga
  1. 12/2Pet Therapy At The Benton
  1. 12/2LGTT: 15 Minutes To Calm
  1. 12/3Condom-A-Thon At Late Night
  1. 12/6Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/6Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/6Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/6"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/6Meditation Mondays
  1. 12/6Meditation Mondays
  1. 12/6Meditation Mondays
  1. 12/6All Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/7Yoga
  1. 12/7Yoga
  1. 12/7"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/7"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/7Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/7Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/8"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/8"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/8Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/8Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/8Pet Therapy
  1. 12/8Recovery Yoga
  1. 12/9Bereavement Support Group
  1. 12/9Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/9Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/9Virtual Yoga
  1. 12/9Virtual Yoga
  1. 12/9LGTT: 15 Minutes To Calm
  1. 12/10Finals Relaxation Kit
  1. 12/13Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/13Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/13Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/13"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/13Meditation Mondays
  1. 12/13Meditation Mondays
  1. 12/13Meditation Mondays
  1. 12/13All Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/14Yoga
  1. 12/14Yoga
  1. 12/14"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/14"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/14Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/14Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/15"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/15"Let's Talk"
  1. 12/15Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/15Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/15Pet Therapy
  1. 12/15Recovery Yoga
  1. 12/16Bereavement Support Group
  1. 12/16Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/16Introduction To Mindfulness
  1. 12/16Virtual Yoga
  1. 12/16Virtual Yoga
  1. 12/17Recovery Ally Training
  1. 12/20Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/20All Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/22Pet Therapy
  1. 12/22Recovery Yoga
  1. 12/27Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/27All Recovery Meeting
  1. 12/29Pet Therapy
  1. 12/29Recovery Yoga

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Summer Support:

 

International Student Support Group

SHaW and ISSS is collaborating on an open virtual support group for international students who reside in U.S. during this period of global pandemic and immigration policy changes. The group is intended to provide a safe and comfortable space for international students to discuss various concerns and to connect with each other. Registration is required, please sign up below.

Biweekly Wednesdays: 2-3 pm

 

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All Recovery Meetings

Are you in recovery or interested in exploring recovery? Join our All Recovery meetings to gather and share our experience, strength and hope.

Mondays 10:30am - 11:30am

 

Recovery Ally Training

Open to everyone, Recovery Ally Training program exists to expand awareness, sensitivity, and support to any individual in (or seeking) recovery from substance use disorders. This is an interactive two-hour session, facilitated by a member of our team or a trained community member.

Various Dates & Times

 

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Friends of Recovery Meeting

Care for someone in recovery from addiction? Does someone in your life have an addiction or substance use disorder? When we share our common experience with each other, we find understanding and support.

Mondays 12 - 1 pm

 

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Programs currently unavailable for summer and will resume in the fall:

 

Consultation & Support: Drop-In Hour

The Consultation & Support program provides informal, confidential consultation with therapists from Mental Health. The service is free of charge and offered on a first come, first served basis. Consultation & Support is available by phone and video conferencing.

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Wellness Workshop

Join us for support, connecting with others, managing feelings of anxiety and isolation, worry about others, and other challenges.

Wellness Workshop

 

Bereavement Support Group

SHaW hosts a grief support group for students grieving the death of a loved one. This group is about students coming together to support and empower each other during times of grief.

Growth Through Grief Group

 

Recovery Yoga Sessions

Recovery Yoga is a meeting for those who struggle with addiction, are affected by a loved one's addiction, and/or support the recovery lifestyle. It combines trusted recovery meeting formats combined with pranayama breathing and vinyasa yoga.

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Intro to Mindfulness

UConn Student Health and Wellness is offering a workshop for all campuses, to support stress reduction and overall well-being. Sign up is not required.

 

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Meditation Mondays

Our live, online Meditation Monday classes are open for all UConn campuses, students, faculty and staff.

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Yoga

Gentle Therapeutic Yoga and Breathwork Classes for stress relief, body therapy, enhancing mental focus and emotional release, resilient health, flexibility and strength, and clarity of selfhood.

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Senior Student Workshop

Join us as we explore the transition of shifting from student life to graduation and beyond, connect with others about issues, decisions and other stresses related to graduating in the year 2021.

 

Wellness Points Challenge

Join the virtual challenge aimed to motivate you to develop and maintain healthy habits! Super easy! All you have to do is submit photos of yourself engaging in healthy activities to earn points. The more points you have, the more prizes you receive!

January 25th to April 28th

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Innovate Wellness Challenge

Innovate Wellness is a space for students to come together to and, through the design thinking process, develop innovative solutions for health and wellness concerns they see on campus.

February 1st to April 7th

Innovate Wellness Challenge