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MICROAGGRESSIONS How Our Beliefs and Attitudes Can Harm Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, non-verbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Health-N-You
Winter is here and frigid cold temperatures are predicted over the next few days. Some safety tips to consider: Dress warmly. Wool is better than cotton. Wear a hat, a scarf or knit mask to cover the face and mouth,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Health-N-You
Thank you to all the dogs and handlers as well as Active Minds at NU student volunteers for another successful Paws for Stress Relief event. We hope that a little puppy love helped everyone feel stress free going into finals.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Health-N-You
Are you or is someone you know feeling anxious, “jumpy,” or having trouble concentrating? These are some possible reactions to traumatic events. As we reflect and remember the Boston Marathon tragedy, UHCS will be offering assistance. As always, UHCS is here to support YOU. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Health-N-You
February 28, 2014 Massachusetts Public Health Officials have issued notification of possible exposure to measles in a number of sites in Framingham, MA including a restaurant and a grocery store. We have no reason to believe that there is any... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Health-N-You
Join us for a Health-N-You Scavenger Hunt on January 8th, 9-10:30am. Use the map below to guide you to offices dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain health and wellness here at Northeastern. On your journey along the Scavenger Hunt,... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 6, 2014 at Health-N-You
Below is a map guiding you to offices dedicated to helping you achieve and maintain health and wellness here at Northeastern. On your journey along the Scavenger Hunt, stop at each office listed below to pick up a puzzle piece.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Health-N-You
Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Although the disease is quite rare, the outbreak at Princeton University and other campuses across the US has raised some concern. Meningitis can be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Health-N-You
With finals quickly approaching, here are a few self-care ideas to help you manage increased stress. We hope your holidays are enjoyable and relaxing. Good luck on finals! Self-Care Basics Aim to balance sleep, diet, and hygiene. Stay connected with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Health-N-You
Check out this article in Women's Health 5 Things Men Say to Avoid Using Condoms. Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Health-N-You
I will be too self-conscious to share in a group Everyone experiences some anxiety and discomfort starting in a group, this is very common. Most people have never experienced group therapy before and are not sure what to expect or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at Health-N-You
Are all groups the same? There are a wide variety of group therapies; however, in general groups are divided into two larger categories: psychoeducational and process oriented. Psychoeducational groups are typically more structured than process groups, and are designed to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2013 at Health-N-You
Groups allow members to see how they impact others. In the group environment, members can respond to each other freely and without reservation. In this way, others serve as mirrors that reflect aspects of yourself that you can recognize and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at Health-N-You
• The name of a pill sold and handed out with the purported effect of making you feel pleasure and warmth toward others. • Identified as a pure form of “Ecstasy” or MDMA, actually may contain any number of potentially... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2013 at Health-N-You
Northeastern’s Violence Intervention, Support and Outreach Network (ViSION) brings together a network of campus and community allies focused on providing prevention response, and education for sexual assault and all types of violence for Northeastern students. The major on-campus allies are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2013 at Health-N-You
As we are all aware, finals are quickly approaching. Here are a few tips and questions to ask yourself as you come into the home stretch. Have a paper due during finals week? When do you want to have the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at Health-N-You
We all wonder what a therapist is going to talk to us about. Will I have to lie on a couch? Do I have to have something to discuss? During initial sessions with students, the behavioral health clinicians at UHCS... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at Health-N-You
For certain, reaching out for support can highlight there is something wrong in your life; however, this does not mean there is something fundamentally wrong with you. On the contrary, reaching out for support underscores a desire to grow, enhance... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at Health-N-You
So, what can be done? For starters, be honest with yourself – this is the first step toward raising your self-awareness of sneaky, deceptive and cunning depression. You might choose to pay attention to the feedback you're receiving from others.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Health-N-You
Those who suffer from depression are not weak; in fact, just the opposite, as depressed persons daily embody the very definitions of strength and resilience. And yet, here again is the cunning of depression: the fortitude and effort required to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at Health-N-You
We hope you are ready because it’s time to get back to work! The next few weeks are critical to success in your classes. Not sure where to begin? We’ve got a great starting place for you: Reflect on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at Health-N-You
Sneaky. Deceptive. Cunning. These are the first few words that come to mind when I think of the clinical condition so commonly referred to as depression. To begin, depression is “sneaky” because many people often do not even know when... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at Health-N-You
Norovirus has made its usual appearance here in Boston this winter. It is the most common cause or stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting in the United States. This highly contagious virus spreads from person to person due to poor... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at Health-N-You
Knowing you should get yourself tested and actually getting yourself tested for STIs(sexually transmitted infections) are two different things. Maybe you don’t know where you can go to get tested. Maybe you don’t know how you’re going to pay for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at Health-N-You
Thank you to those who stopped by the UHCS tables at the National Residence Hall Honorary Take 5 health fair today in the Curry Student Center. For those of you who missed out on the table, we jumped right into... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2013 at Health-N-You