Health & Wellness Resources
Going to college is an exciting time. It is a time for gaining new knowledge and experiences, both inside and outside the classroom. Here are a few resources for staying healthy and safe in college.
- Eat a healthy and balanced diet
- Stay active. Adults need at least 30 minutes of physical activity a minimum of 5 days a week
- Get 7 to 8 hours of sleep per day.
- Manage stress and maintain balance.
- Get tested for sexually transmitted infections and know your status.
- Know the dangers of binge drinking and limit alcohol.
- Know the dangers of cigarette smoking and juuling. Don't smoke.
- Avoid illicit drug use.
- Seek help from Health Services or the Counseling Center if you are depressed or experiencing distress.
- "Ask the Dietician"
- Allergies and Dietary Preferences
- Nutrition Wellness Library
- For questions regarding food allergies or special dietary needs Contact Chef Derek Jolie at email@example.com
- Individual nutritional counseling with a registered dietician is available.
- CDC STD Website
- CDC National STD/HIV Hotline 1-800-227-8922
- National LGBT Health Education Center ( A program of the Fenway Institute)
- American Sexual Health Association
- Women’s Health Website
- Monkeypox is a viral illness that spreads from person to person through close, intimate, skin-to-skin contact. For detailed information about monkeypox visit www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/pdf/MPOX-info-teens-young-adults.pdf.
- A vaccine for prevention of monkeypox is available in limited supply. Visit Rhode Island Department of Health: Monkeypox for more information about vaccine availability and eligibility.