Inter-Fraternity Council & Sigma Chi Host Mental Health Speaker
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Inter-Fraternity Council & Sigma Chi Host Mental Health Speaker

The University Health Center applauds the efforts of student groups working to eliminate the stigma attached to mental health issues. Thank you to the Inter-Fraternity Council and Sigma Chi Fraternity for hosting this event. Photo courtesy of Inter-Fraternity Council and Sigma Chi

Spring Wellness Workshops
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Spring Wellness Workshops

In addition to the beautiful blooms on north campus, spring also means preparations for end of semester exams, and for some students, graduation. While this can be an exciting time, spring may bring apprehension for some as they prepare for the next phase of life’s journey. The University Health Center, in conjunction with the University…

Pandemic-Induced Eating Disorders: A Discussion With CAPS
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Pandemic-Induced Eating Disorders: A Discussion With CAPS

Dr. Chris Corbett, Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), recently spent some time talking with Simran Kaur Malhotra, host of The Athens Frontline, a podcast from The Red & Black dedicated to the discussion of health topics, tips, and news. Listen in on their conversation about how the pandemic has affected the mental health…

Combatting Homesickness
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Combatting Homesickness

Being away from home can be difficult. You may feel as though you’re missing out on things, you may be lonely, or you may not feel comfortable in your new home yet. Whether it is your first year at UGA or you’re a senior, homesickness can impact you no matter how long you’ve been away from home.   What is homesickness?  Homesickness is defined by Merriam-Webster…

Intro to Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)
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Intro to Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

Adjustment to a new environment, a new semester, or even a change in weather can affect the way we think, feel, and act. There are so many stressors, external and internal, that we experience throughout life that can make us feel low, anxious, overwhelmed, or lonely. Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is a resource to build…

CAPS Cares: The Power of Pets in the Time of COVID-19

CAPS Cares: The Power of Pets in the Time of COVID-19

As a more recent addition to the CAPS team, it didn’t take long for me to realize that the CAPS team loves their pets. Photos are shared, stories are told, and quirky pet personalities are described in great detail. Our pets are an integral component of our self-care practices now more than ever. These past…