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Guiding Stars Program

UNH Dining introduced the Guiding Stars® program into campus for the 2009/2010 academic year in an effort to provide students, faculty and staff with the most nutritious food choices. Guiding Stars® features a proprietary algorithm that rates the nutrient density of foods per 100 calories based on USDA, FDA, WHO, NAS, and other guidelines.

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Gluten Free Program

All 3 dining halls have set aside a separate gluten-free (GF) refrigerator area for storage of select GF products for your self service (GF dry cereal selections, GF Vans frozen waffles, GF bagels and bread, GF crackers and cookies, individually portioned peanut butter, cream cheese, jelly, pure maple syrup, GF Ken's salad dressings and GF barbeque sauce). GF desserts will be at all dining halls. All dining halls have separate pans at their omelette/stir fry stations where you can ask to have your item made gluten free.

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Mental Health Emergency Services

A mental health emergency is an emotional or behavioral crisis that warrants same day attention by a mental health professional. This may include, but is not limited to, significant changes in behavior that are not characteristic of a person, the presence of disruptive symptoms that interfere with the responsibilities of daily living, direct or indirect expressions of the intent to harm self or others, or the experience of a trauma. The Counseling Center provides emergency services 24 hours per day.

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Mental Health Consultation & Outreach Services

The Counseling Center attempts to meet the emotional and mental health needs of the campus community by reaching out to those who may not seek counseling services. Our Consultation and Outreach activities include educational programs and classes, committee participation, and clinical consultation. Staff members are available to consult with faculty, staff, parents, or students who may be concerned about a student.

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Cornucopia Food Pantry/Waysmeet Center

Provides weekly emergency food supplies; food baskets three times a year; emergency needs response; monthly community dinners and drum circles, food rescue and recovery programs.

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If you, or someone you know needs a food care basket, or an emergency meal, fill out the request form, email waysmeet@comcast.net or visit the Center in person, at 15 Mill Road in Durham.

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Tick Protection

Watch this 6-minute informational video, and learn how to protect yourself from ticks in New Hampshire. Video was created by experts at the Cooperative Extension.

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Watch the online video here!

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Managing Your Money

Americans are feeling stressed and anxious about money. Some are wondering how they're going to pay their bills and others are concerned about their future financial security. Households can discover strategies to stretch dollars, manage money, increase savings, and decrease debt. Learning positive money management techniques can help you and your family.

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Just in Time Parenting

How does your child grow? How can you encourage and support your child's natural development? Find out by reading Just in Time Parenting, an Extension online newsletter. Provided by UNH Cooperative Extension and eXtension, the newsletters cover the prenatal months and children from 0 to age 5 years. This series of newsletters is based on your child's age, so that you'll have specific information about your child's development as he or she grows.

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Insect Repellents

Insect Repellents is a resource that describes all the different repellents such as, DEET, Picaridin, Oil of lemon Eucalyptus, Citionella, 2-Undecanone, IR3535, and other repellents that help protect you from mosquitoes, gnats, punkies, no-see-ums, ticks, and other insects.

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Eastern Equine Encephalitis(EEE) is a mosquito-spread disease of birds that can be transmitted from a mosquito bite to horses and people. This educational resource includes information about mosquito biology, diseases they spread, management options, and how to protect yourself.

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