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.
The UNH Employee Clinic offeres acute care services (ex. Infections, injuries, headaches, heartburn, etc.) to current employees of USNH and their dependents (over the age of 18)
Contact the EEO/ADA Compliance Officer for information on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance at UNH, to lodge a complaint or to request a reasonable accommodation.
Northeast Passage provides rentals on more than 180 pieces of adaptive recreation equipment. Rentals are available by the day or week, at affordable rates.
Seasonal adaptive sports are available to people with disabilities in cycling, court sports, cross country skiing, golf, hiking, paddling, power soccer, and waterskiing. Competitive opportunities are available in sled hockey, quad rugby, and Nordic skiing
Online resources are available to all on varying topics regarding adolescence.
During the academic year, Heath Services has an agreement with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, in Dover, to provide after-hours care for students whose medical needs cannot wait for Health Services to reopen. Under this agreement, students pay co-payments based upon the level of care they recieve. After Hours Care is available to students who have paid the health fee.
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 uncovers 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. Education and information are free for the UNH community. Counseling services are available at no additional cost to students who have paid the health and available for a fee to students who have not paid the health fee or who have been mandated to receive education and counseling. A full resource library is available at Health Services and online resources are also available.
Allergy shots and routine immunizations are available to faculty, staff, and students and all employees for a fee. Students must bring their orders and serum to the first appointment and may store their serum at Health Services.
American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Classes are available to all for a fee. Harvard Pilgim Health Care subscribers can use their health education reimbursement benefit to pay for the classes.
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.
Swimming lessons are available throughout the year for a fee, for both children and adults.
Health Services provides self-referred or mandated anger management counseling. It is available at no additional cost to self-referring students who have paid their health fee. There is a $50 charge for students who are mandated to participate. A resource library is available at health services and online resources are also available.
Northeast Passage, in cooperation with the University of New Hampshire, has developed a unique opportunity for competitive athletes with disabilities to train and attend college as student athletes. Students recruited and accepted into the program will train and study along side UNH NCAA athletes. Sports currently offered are sled hockey, alpine skiing and cross country skiing. Recruits must demonstrate the academic ability to attain admission to the University of New Hampshire and be currently competing at a national or international level OR be at the top tier of regional competition with potential to advance. Competitive scholarships are available.
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.
A program created by the National Cancer Insitute, Smokefree.gov offers short and long-term tools and resources to help individuals understand the risks of tobacco and how to help them quit. Smokefree.gov also offers a quitline; trained counselors who can text or talk over the phone about a wide arrange of tobacco and quitting topics.
Biofeedback technology uses electronic equipment to measure and monitor changes in one’s internal physiological state while teaching breathing, relaxation and meditation exercises. Individual sessions with a computer-based biofeedback program are available at no cost to current UNH students who have paid the health fee. Biofeedback is available to current UNH faculty and staff at no cost during winter and summer breaks.
Biology and Management of Ticks in New Hampshire is a helpful resource that explains the biology and identification of ticks, how to protect yourself, what diseases ticks spread, where the diseases have been found in New Hampshire, what the disease symptoms are, and more!
UNH students come in all different sizes, shapes and colors. Learning to love the body you were born with is an important step in taking care of yourself. Wellness educators/counselors and nutrition counselors are available for one-on-one counseling to help you to enhance your body image. Education and information is available for free to the UNH community. Counseling is available at no cost to students who have paid their health fee and at a cost for students who have not paid their health fee. A Resource Library is available at Health Services and online resources are also available.
The UNH Bouldering wall is a 260 square foot climbing structure located in the Hamel Recreation Center. It was built in 2005 thanks to the generous support of the UNH Parents Association. Students and members of Hamel Recreation Center are welcome to use the wall free of charge. Climbers must fill out a climbing wall waiver prior to climbing. Climbing shoes are available for free at the recreation center's equipment window on the ground floor.
Many years of research have shown that bullying in our schools and in our society is a much more damaging and dangerous experience for children than we ever suspected. Unfortunately, it's also much more widespread and is occurring at an earlier age than ever before. This program will help parents have a clear grasp of the prevalence and impact of bullying in their school and community, identify common signs that their child may be a victim or perpetrator of bullying and provide a clear, concise strategy for talking to their child about bullying. Understand Bullying is an evidence-based, train-the-leader program for parents, educators, schools, social service, mental health, and juvenile court professionals. Contact your county UNH Cooperative Extension office.
Camp Wildcat is a summer day camp for children entering first grade through seventh grade. Campers have a chance to explore nature and the environment, participate in sports, learn new skills and crafts, make friends, and have fun while being active in the summer. Children who are entering 1st-7th grade may attend Camp Wildcat. If your child is entering 8th-9th grade, please review out Wildcat Teen Program.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Program is an exercise program for cardiac patients. It is for anyone with coronary artery disease (CAD) or CAD risk factors who wishes to improve overall health and well-being. Exercise testing and prescriptions are developed and monitored according to an individual’s needs and goals. Each session costs $5.
Health Services provides medical care, education and support for students with chronic illnesses with a philosophy of helping individuals to self-manage while providing education and support so they can continue classes and daily activities and manage the changing emotions and symptoms which may be brought about by chronic illness. Education and information is free to the UNH community. Counseling is free to students who have paid the health fee and for a fee for students who have not paid the health fee.
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