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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.


 

 

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.

Monday - Friday: 1-3 pm

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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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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.

Tuesdays: 1-2 pm

Senior Student Workshop

 

Wellness Workshop

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

Wednesdays: 4-5 pm

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.

Tuesdays: 1 - 2:30 pm

Growth Through Grief Group

 

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.

Various Dates

 

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Meditation Mondays

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

Mondays 4 - 5 pm 

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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.

Tuesdays 5-6 pm
Thursdays 4-5 pm

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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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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.

Thursdays 11 am - 12 pm

 

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.

Mondays 5:30 - 7 pm

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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

 Calendar


  1. 4/1All Recovery Meeting Online
  1. 4/1Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/1Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/1Let's Get Together Thursdays: Pet Therapy
  1. 4/2Intro to Mindfulness
  1. 4/5Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/5Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 4/5Meditation
  1. 4/5Recovery Yoga Online
  1. 4/5Movies For Mental Health
  1. 4/6Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/6Senior Student Workshop
  1. 4/6Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/7Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/7Wellness Workshop
  1. 4/8All Recovery Meeting Online
  1. 4/8Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/8Healthy Eating + Nutrition Event
  1. 4/8Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/8LGTT: Kahoot Sex Trivia
  1. 4/9Intro to Mindfulness
  1. 4/12Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/12Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 4/12Meditation
  1. 4/12Recovery Yoga Online
  1. 4/13Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/13Senior Student Workshop
  1. 4/13Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/14International Students Support Group
  1. 4/14Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/14Wellness Workshop
  1. 4/15All Recovery Meeting Online
  1. 4/15Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/15Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/16Intro to Mindfulness
  1. 4/19Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/19Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 4/19Recovery Ally Training
  1. 4/19Recovery Ally Training Online
  1. 4/19Meditation
  1. 4/19Recovery Yoga Online
  1. 4/20Recovery Ally Training
  1. 4/20Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/20Senior Student Workshop
  1. 4/20Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/21Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/21Wellness Workshop
  1. 4/22UConn Nutrition Club 5K
  1. 4/22All Recovery Meeting Online
  1. 4/22Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/22Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/22Let's Get Together Thursdays: Jackbox Game
  1. 4/23Intro to Mindfulness
  1. 4/26Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/26Friends Of Recovery Meeting
  1. 4/26Meditation
  1. 4/26Recovery Yoga Online
  1. 4/27Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/27Senior Student Workshop
  1. 4/27Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/28International Students Support Group
  1. 4/28Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/28Wellness Workshop
  1. 4/29All Recovery Meeting Online
  1. 4/29Intro To Mindfulness
  1. 4/29Gentle Therapeutic Yoga And Breathwork Classes
  1. 4/30Intro to Mindfulness

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