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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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COVID-19 Boosters Available on Campus
COVID-19 vaccine boosters are available on campus thru the Campus Health Pharmacy and Student Stores Pharmacy. Members of the campus community are highly encouraged to receive their booster to help […]
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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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