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Mental Health, Spirituality, and Faith: How Do They Connect? 
This semester UNC-Chapel Hill will offer monthly virtual mental health seminars addressing the intersection of mental health with related topics such as faith, addition/substance use, intimate partner violence, and vulnerable […]
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Meet the Team: Multicultural Health Program
The CAPS Multicultural Health Program centers the needs of Black, Indigenous, and Students of Color at Carolina with therapy and outreach. In this Q&A they share how they work to […]
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NCDHHS Announces Hope4NC Helpline to Provide Mental Health Support
The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is promoting its Hope4NC helpline, a 24-hour helpline that offers free mental health support through call, text or chat to anyone in […]
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Active Minds at Carolina Podcast: Mental Health Topics for Students, by Students.
Active Minds at Carolina, a valued resource of UNC's, hosts a mental health related podcast that posts new episodes regularly to help keep you up to date on wellness and […]
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Department Showcase: Student Wellness
UNC Student Wellness supports Carolina students through education and development of a campus culture that promotes making healthy choices. Student Wellness Director Dean Blackburn and Health Messaging Coordinator Sarah Fitzgerald […]
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Student Org Spotlight: Healthy Heels Ambassadors
Meet the Healthy Heels Ambassadors (hha!), a team of UNC-Chapel Hill students focused on peer health promotion and prevention strategies to support student well-being. Co-President Claire Molloy, a junior from […]
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How Volunteering Can Improve Your Health
Volunteering has been shown to have a positive effect on both mental health and cognitive abilities. By engaging in a common mission or cause with others, you feel more connected and useful, which spurs happier thoughts and a more positive outlook. Physical activity has also been shown to have a pos
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Healthy Academic Habits
During a pandemic, with the winter weather disruptions of late, and the near-constant tensions in current events, none of us can be as productive as usual. The strategies below can […]
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Understanding Mental Health Triggers
A trigger is a stimulus that elicits a reaction. In the context of mental illness, "trigger" is often used to mean something that brings on or worsens symptoms. This often happens […]
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Mental Health Summit participants: We need more resources, better communication
During Monday’s daylong virtual event, students, faculty, staff and parents voiced concerns and diverse perspectives about an ongoing national crisis that has reached new levels during the pandemic. The pandemic […]
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