Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness - Have a positive attitude, high self-esteem, a strong sense of self, and the ability to recognize and share a wide range of feelings with others in a constructive way.

Signs of Emotional Wellness 

  • Ability to talk with someone about your emotional concerns and share your feelings with others
  • Saying "no" when you need to without feeling guilty
  • You feel content most of the time
  • Feeling you have people in your life that care about you- a strong support network
  • Being able to relax
  • Feeling good about who you are

Explore Emotional Wellness


Feeling stressed is a normal and learning how to cope with stress is essential to being emotionally well. How each of us responds to stress is as individual as we are.



Resources at UNH to Enhance Emotional Wellness 

Health Services    

  • Individual Sessions with a Wellness Educator/Counselor 
  • Guided Meditation
  • Biofeedback 
  • Yoga Classes
  • Paws & Relax Pet Therapy 
  • Light Therapy for "Winter Blues"
    • Being Fierce and Fabulous Women's Group
    • Living Well Chronic Illness Support Group
    • The Body Project - A Body Image Discussion Group 

Counseling Center's Free Online Suicide Prevention Training Program 

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UNH's interactive suicide online training program will help anyone in the UNH community identify and refer students who may be struggling with mental health concerns to visit the UNH Counseling Center.  Anyone in can use this program to learn through practice conversations with student avatars. 

If you have questions about this program, please contact the UNH Counseling Center at (603) 862-2090.