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Reducing stress with a wag, a woof and a nuzzle: Therapy dogs on campus

Nov. 16, 2018

Companions of the furry kind will serve in CU Boulder's new student therapy program, spearheaded by Counseling and Psychiatric Services and launched in time for finals preparation.

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Healthy Buffs: Making gains with your rest days

Nov. 13, 2018

When it comes to classes or work, we recognize that a few days off can be recharging and renewing, but it's important to incorporate rest days from physical exercise, too. Learn more.

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New hotline helps employees find support for everyday stress or mental health

Nov. 1, 2018

The University of Colorado is offering all employees a new option for quick access to mental health services: The Real Help Hotline. The service is free and confidential, available 24 hours a day.

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Video: Why do people like to be scared?

Oct. 30, 2018

It's that time of year when things go bump in the night. Horror writer and CU Boulder English Professor Stephen Graham Jones breaks down why we like to be scared.

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From Student Affairs: Tips for managing stress

Oct. 19, 2018

While some stress can be motivating, large amounts can be harmful. Get tips to help you manage stress this semester without burning out.

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Flu shots available on campus Oct. 25, Oct. 29

Oct. 18, 2018

Don't miss your shot at good health this flu season. There are still openings at CU Boulder clinics Oct. 25 and Oct. 29. Flu shots are free for CU Health Plan primary members and $26 for everyone else.

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Healthy Buffs: Find your fit through intramural sports

Oct. 16, 2018

What do basketball, curling, broomball, inner tube water polo, tennis and soccer have in common? They're just a few of the intramural sports on campus. Join to meet people, blow off steam, get in a workout, build new skills and more.

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Stressed or anxious? Explore CU's new online tool, SilverCloud Health

Oct. 9, 2018

SilverCloud is an online portal that offers secure, immediate access to online programs for stress, anxiety and depression, available for free to students, faculty and staff.

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Healthy Buffs: 3 ways to manage stress and anxiety

Oct. 9, 2018

With the academic year in full swing, many of us find ourselves juggling schoolwork, social lives and work. During this higher-stress time, finding a balance is key to managing our physical and emotional health.

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Stress Less: 3 ways to strengthen your relationships

Oct. 3, 2018

Whether it's with a friend, family member or significant other, our relationships can be a supportive and meaningful aspect of our lives. Consider these tips for strengthening current and new relationships.