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We cultivate
a community of care.

UH Wellness is here to support you in all your health and well-being needs. We cultivate a community of care to promote and enrich the health and well-being of our students to become successful scholars and engaged global citizens.

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Features

  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

    Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports.

  • Sexual Violence Prevention and Education (SVPE)

    UH Wellness is committed to creating and sustaining a campus culture free of sexual violence. Through our sexual violence prevention and education endeavors, we seek to empower campus community members to join us in this mission.

  • Cougar Peer Educators

    It is important to know that although professionals and other faculty or staff can provide students with a wealth of knowledge and ideas around living healthy, it is the PEER, who can really have an impact.

  • Cougar Cupboard

    The Cougar Cupboard is a partnership between the University of Houston and the Houston Food Bank. The University of Houston is excited for the Cougar Cupboard to join the Food for Change market network.

Wellness Model

The nine dimension model helps students understand how several areas of life can affect their overall health and well-being. UH Wellness will highlight one dimension a month to provide students a chance to explore how to improve their lives in each dimension.

Dimension

Social
Wellness

Social health is an individual’s ability to relate to and interact with others. A socially well individual builds healthy relationships with others.

Tips to help Cougars with Social Wellness

Dimension

Financial
Wellness

A financially well person manages their money, does not get into credit card debt, thinks long-term, and does not make money the driving force of life.

Tips to help Cougars with Financial Wellness

Dimension

Emotional
Wellness

Emotional wellness is being aware and accepting of not only your own feelings and emotions but also the feelings and emotions of others.

Tips to help Cougars with Emotional Wellness

Dimension

Intellectual
Wellness

To be intellectually healthy, it is essential to continue to explore new avenues and interests and to regularly engage in new and ongoing learning opportunities and experiences.

Tips to help Cougars with Intellectual Wellness

Dimension

Spiritual
Wellness

A spirit well individual has identified a core set of beliefs, which guides their decision making and other faith based endeavors.

Tips to help Cougars with Spiritual Wellness

Dimension

Cultural
Wellness

A culturally well individual is aware of their own background, as well as the diversity and richness present in other cultural backgrounds.

Tips to help Cougars with Cultural Wellness

Dimension

Occupational
Wellness

An occupationally well individual knows enough about themselves to choose a rewarding occupation that fosters positive attitudes towards work.

Tips to help Cougars with Occupational Wellness

Dimension of the Month

Environmental
Wellness

An environmentally well individual recognizes that they are dependent on their natural environment just as the environment is dependent on them, and takes action to protect it.

Tips to help Cougars with Environmental Wellness

Dimension

Physical
Wellness

A physically well person actively makes healthy decisions. They know how to maintain a healthy body through nutrition, exercise, and avoiding harmful habits.

Tips to help Cougars with Physical Wellness

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