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Health Education

Alcohol and Other Drugs Education and Counseling

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Education and Counseling Program aims to provide accurate and current information to the UNH Community about alcohol and other drugs. The program covers the full range of risks associated with high risk alcohol use including the legal, academic, social and physical impacts.  Services are available for those who self-refer and for those who are mandated to participate and are led by wellness educators/counselors.

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Academic Support

If academic performance is affected by illness, students can consult with the community health nurse to learn about their academic options. This program is available at no additional cost to students who have paid the health fee. There is a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.

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To receive support, make an appointment online with the Community Health Nurse, or call 862-3823.

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Kool 2B Fit Kids Camps

Kool 2B Fit Kids Camps are held during February and April school vacations for kids ages 6-12. These camps offers youth the chance to engage in a diverse selection of fitness activities, from group games, swimming, and ice skating to snowshoeing, aerobics classes, and indoor rock climbing.

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Register for camp online. For additional information, please call 862-2031.

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Athletic Training Department

Campus Recreation offers certified athletic trainers to help with your injury prevention and care needs. The certified athletic trainer is available for evaluation of injuries, rehabilitation for injuries, and consultations on how to manage injuries. Trainers provide coverage for high risk sports teams and provide clinical training for education program on campus. They work with Health Service Referrals, Intramural participants, open recreational patrons, and sports club athletes.

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American Red Cross Swim Classes

Swimming lessons are available throughout the year for a fee, for both children and adults.

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To registration is online for group and private swim lessons. For additional questions please contact Erika Cooper at 862-0845 or erika.cooper@unh.edu.

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American Red Cross Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Courses

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer-Lifeguard, and AED. Available for a fee.

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American Red Cross CPR / First Aid Classes

AAmerican Red Cross CPR and First Aid Classes are available to all for a fee. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care subscribers can use their health education reimbursement benefit to pay for the classes.

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Information Library

SHARPP has lots of up-to date information on issues concerning Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Relationship Abuse, Stalking, Consent or Healthy Relationships. Click onto one of the links and find out more about these topics including what they are, what you can do if you or someone you care about it is affected by abuse, answers to FAQs and what the available resources are for members of the UNH community.

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Ergonomics

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) provides ergonomic assessments for both computer workstations and those tasks involving manual material handling/lifting to minimize risks of musculoskeletal injuries and/or disorders. In addition to on-site one on one evaluations, OEHS is available to conduct training and education on ergonomics specified to your needs.

How To Access:

To schedule an ergonomics assessment, contact Brian Cournoyer at brian.cournoyer@unh.edu or 862-4761

Disability Services for Students

Disability Services for Students provides services to students with documented disabilities to ensure that all University activities and programs are accessible. The office also promotes the development of student self-reliance and the personal independence necessary to succeed in a university climate. We seek to create a comprehensively accessible environment where students are viewed on a basis of ability, not disability.

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To contact Disability Services for Students, please email becky.michaud@unh.edu.

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