Healthy Buffs is a series developed by Health and Wellness Services with tips and information on a variety of health topics important to the campus community.

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Campus resources available to LGBTQ+ students

June 9, 2022

Every June, CU Boulder celebrates our LGBTQ+ communities during Pride Month. Here are a few of the support services and resources available to students.

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4 unique things to do in Colorado this summer

June 2, 2022

Need something to do over the summer? From quirky roadside attractions to national parks, here are a few unique things to check out in Colorado.

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6 things to do after a breakup

May 5, 2022

Whether it lasted for weeks, months or years, the end of a relationship can leave us feeling uneasy or uncertain about what comes next. Here are a few things you can do to cope and move on in a healthy way.

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Tips for staying safe while celebrating

April 27, 2022

Summer break, graduation, the end of finals—there are plenty of reasons to celebrate! Here are some tips to help you stay safe while celebrating the end of the year.

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Test-taking tips to ace your finals

April 26, 2022

Finals are just around the corner, and for many of us it may feel like crunch time. No matter what classes you’re taking this semester, these tips can help you prepare, stay focused and ace your finals.

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5 tips to help you prepare for the BolderBoulder

April 22, 2022

Whether it’s your first time running the BolderBoulder or you’ve been out of commission for a while, get tips to help you prepare for the May 30 race. This 10K incorporates the fun of racing, a parade, celebrations and entertainment.

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6 things to know about study drugs

April 20, 2022

As we prepare to hunker down and finish strong, it can be tempting for some to use study drugs not as prescribed. If you choose to use, here are a few things you should know.

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When is it time to seek mental health support?

April 19, 2022

Knowing where (and when) to seek out mental health support is important, whether you’re concerned about yourself or a friend. Here are some guidelines you can use to determine if you should seek emergency support, crisis support or general support for mental health concerns.

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Let’s be blunt: 9 things to know about marijuana

April 12, 2022

Marijuana and its active components (such as THC and CBD, among other cannabinoids) exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people in different ways. Whether it's your first time or you're a frequent user, here are some things to consider.

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Mental health is caring for yourself

April 8, 2022

As we settle back into our normal routines after spring break, it’s important to take care of ourselves so we can finish the semester well. Here are some ways you can practice self-care even in times of high stress.

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