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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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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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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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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Tips for navigating and coping with grief

April 6, 2022

Grief manifests in different ways for different people, and it’s important to remember that there is no one “correct” way to grieve. Whether you or someone you know is grieving, here are some tips that can help you navigate and cope with grief.

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Tips for talking about and preventing suicide

April 5, 2022

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college-aged students. Here are some tips you can use if you’re concerned that a friend, roommate or classmate may be struggling or thinking about suicide.

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Books, movies and shows to keep you entertained over break

March 17, 2022

Spring break is a great time to catch up on shows, read something fun or simply relax on the couch. Whether you enjoy historical fiction, thrillers, sci-fi, romance or fantasy, get recommendations.

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‘The Great British Baking Show’ approved recipes for Pi Day

March 11, 2022

Calling all fans of “The Great British Baking Show”—get ready to celebrate Pi(e) Day, March 14, with these handshake-worthy recipes. On your marks, get set...bake!