Wellness News

Newsletter #23

Wellness News #23 - 6/1/2021

Bi - Weekly Newslettter Presented By Student Health & Wellness Programs

Covid-19 Guidelines

Stay up to date with the latest University ofHawai'i news and guidelines for maintaining the safety of our students,faculty and administrators as we continue to find our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. It seems there is new information and advancements made each day, and the University is adapting to these changing conditions as fluidly as possible.Do your part. Stay informed and remain diligent in your own personal care.

Get Grounded

Being grounded as a child traditionally meant being confined to a particular area to carry out a punishment for actions taken.However, there are many who say getting grounded can have an enormous impact on our mental health. But, this type of grounding is a bit different in that it's best done out in nature, with your feet firmly planted on the earth. As we wind our way through summer, now is the perfect time to get outside and get grounded. Check out this website for more benefits of grounding and how to do it properly. Hint: it's pretty easy and requires no equipment, just a little time, a deep breath,and a moment to relax.

Counseling Services Is Here

Counseling Services at UH Hilo is here to support you over the summer months. If you are living in the State of Hawai'i, you can schedule an in-person or virtual session with one of our trained and compassionate counselors. They also provide check-in's by phone and are forming support groups.

Alcohol Safety For All

We've talked about relaxing this summer as well as staying informed, and we want to pull those two ideas together. As COVID restrictions relax, in-person gatherings will surely take place, some of which will include alcohol. Now, more than ever, it's important to check up on your habits and usage, so that no issues arise. Here's a few helpful tips to avoid being tipsy.

Maybe Now Is A Better Time...

The team at Student Health & WellnessPrograms is still interested in your feedback about the events and resources we provided during the 2020-2021 academic year. If you attended any of our events or utilized any of our resources, let us know what you thought by taking this short survey. We really appreciate any and all comments and suggestions you have. Thankyou and enjoy the summer!

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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 weekends or holidays.

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