Campus Wellness Activities and Support


Workshops

Coloring for Calm

First Friday of every month, noon-1 p.m.
Wood Center multilevel lounge
An hour to color, relax and de-stress. All materials provided.

Creating Hope

Thursdays, 1-2 p.m.
MBS Peer Mentor Office (MBS 117)
A free, confidential group for students who have experience sexual assault, dating violence or sexual abuse.

Taking Control of Your Headspace

Every Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.
718 Gruening
Learn the basics of stress management to improve your ability to cope with adversity and manage stress with resilience.

Stress Less

First Monday of every month, noon-1 p.m.
Wood Center multilevel lounge
A safe space to discuss ongoing concerns with peers about ongoing University changes.


Drop-In Individual Consultation

Let's Talk

Dates/locations vary, please see our website.
A program that provides easy access to informal consultations with SHCC therapists. Consultations typically last 10-15 minutes.

 

ISP

New Interactive Screening Program at UAF 

https://uaf.caresforyou.org/

Hey Nanook Nation! Stress, anxiety, and the pressures of school and day-to-day life affect us all. Sometimes those pressures can negatively affect our happiness, our relationships with others, our school performance, and even our feelings and beliefs about ourselves. Whatever you’re struggling with – family pressures, school workload, relationship issues, grief, stress or financial concerns – it is easy to get overwhelmed without an idea of where to turn for support. The Interactive Screening Program is a safe and secure online tool that connects you to a counselor to learn more about how you can get support for mental health concerns. It’s as simple as...Click, connect and chat! If you are a student, please watch out for our email survey invitation! You can also access the questionnaire from our website or the above link. Questions? Contact Stacey Schmitt, LCSW at Student Health and Counseling: 474-7043.

Go to https://uaf.caresforyou.org/ to get started or reply to the survey invitation via your UAF student email account

Sign up with a user id and password – allowing for complete anonymity
Take the Stress & Questionnaire
Receive feedback and support from a program counselor

Exchange messages with the counselor— ask questions and learn about available services
You decide how to continue: you can make an appointment, request a referral or do nothing more – it’s all up to you.

Key Principles of ISP
Complete Anonymity
Your User ID will be unique to you and can be anything you choose. Your identity will not be known to the counselor unless you choose to share it.


Personalized/Interactive Engagement with Counselors
Instead of computerized feedback, you will receive a personal response to your questionnaire from a counselor at UAF Student Health and Counseling or the UAF Community Mental Health Clinic.


Connection and Support
A counselor from will respond to the experiences you share and provide you with the support you need – whether that be someone to listen or to help connect you to other services.