Wellness News

Issue 16, December 14, 2020

Wellness News

Bi-Weekly Newsletter Presented By Student Health & Wellness Programs

Mele Kalikimaka!

Everyone at Student Health & WellnessPrograms, Counseling Services, MedicalServices and the Na Kia'i O Ke Ola SuicidePrevention Program wish you all Happy Holidays! We hope that you find time to relax, enjoy the winter break and come back refreshed and ready for 2021!

What's Your Vision for the Future?

Join us on Monday, December 28th and share your vision! There's 2 ways to participate: Zoom in and join us with your own magazines and art supplies, or, create a free Canva account and join the Zoom party totally virtually. It's from 1-3pm, so planahead and think about what you'd like to accomplish in 2021 with a vision board!

Stay Stress-Free This Holiday

The winter holidays can be filled with busy schedules, parties, shopping, laughter, but also there can be tension and stress. Understress, it may be difficult to avoid returning to old behavior patterns which you know to be ultimately harmful, such as over or undereating. To keep your cool, check out these tips for relieving stress.

Counseling Services Is Here

Even though the fall semester is coming to a close, the staff at Counseling Services are still here for you. We'll be keeping normal office hours and be available in-person, on the phone or online for students still within the state of Hawaii. For information about appointments or other support, check us out online.

Mental Health Is Important

Mindwise has a great collection of screenings available to the UH HiloCommunity. Sometimes, we may fall into habits we wouldn't have otherwise. A self-assessment can determine any areas that need special attention. If you wish to speak with someone further, please contactCounseling Services at (808) 932-7465 or email: uhhcouns@hawaii.edu

Participants Wanted

The SMART Project is looking for participants to help us shape future recruitment for HIV prevention programs. They would like to schedule a 1 hourinterview with all eligible Native Hawaiianand Pacific Islander men, ages 19-24 whoare gay, bisexual or queer. You can earn a $50 eGift Card for participating. Take the screener survey today!

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Information contained within this newsletter is for informational purposes only. Should you become distressed or feel the need for additional support, please reach out to Counseling Services (808) 932-7465 during normal business hours or the Lifeline number (800) 273-8255 after hours, on weekend or holidays.