NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) is an active club on campus and an amazing resource for parents! If you suspect that your child may be struggling mentally or emotionally, remember the five Ts: Tell, Test, Teach, Talk, Take Action.
- Tell Your Child They Can Come To You With Any Problem.
- Test Their Academic Health By Checking Their End Of Semester Grades
- Teach Them How To Recognize Depression And Anxiety.
- Talk With Them More Often Or Visit If They Are In Distress.
- Take Action If Your Student Is Experiencing High-Risk Mental Health Concerns.
To learn more and for additional resources, visit NAMI
Upcoming Wellness Programs
Self Care: Spill the tea
Tuesday, Nov. 16th: 4:00-5:00pm at Carl Hansen Student Center Piazza
Register: www.imleagues.com or email: email@example.com
Let’s just meet up for some tea to have a conversation about our self care. Sharing tips and practices is always a great way to remind yourself how important your self care is.
Sweet Dreams: Come rest (and nap!) at our guided yoga relaxation session.
A great way to: Destress, boost your energy, and improve your memory, productivity, mood and alertness
Sign up in: www.imleagues.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 4th: 2:00-2:45pm/Dec. 7th: 12:00-12:45pm
All sessions are in the Athletic & Recreation Center studio B (207B)
Fall schedule runs from Sept 7th – Dec. 11th.
All classes and registration is on: www.imleagues.com
You can sign up 24 hours prior to the start time of the class (the class will have a green circle and be “open”)
Yoga, Zumba®, bootcamp, Butts & Guts, Spinning®, Kick It By Eliza® and more!
Each Wednesday we cover a different Wellness topic, focusing on how to have not only a healthy body, but a healthy mind! We will provide educational materials (Outside Starbucks from 10am-12am at our table), let you know where to go to learn more, and open a dialogue for communication with an expert in the topic! To stay up to date with Wellness Wednesday events this year follow @quwellness on Instagram.
Help us help your students!
The following are Health and Wellness Resources your Quinnipiac student has access to but may not be fully utilizing. In the case that your child comes to you with questions about how to sign up for a fitness class or a health services appointment, you now have answers!
Fitness hours on Main and York Hill are M-F: 7-10 / Weekends:10-4. Hours for North Haven are M-F: 9-10 / Weekends: Closed
Student Health Services:
- Schedule an appointment by calling SHS or through your Patient Portal
- Contact- Email: email@example.com/ Phone: 203-582-8742
- Hours of Operation for Mount Carmel Campus: M - F: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m/ S - S: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. York Hill Campus hours are M - F: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
- Most routine services and supplies are provided without charge.
- For medications, prescriptions ordered by a health center provider may be sent to local pharmacies to be filled at the usual and customary fee. In some cases there may be an option to purchase prescribed medications through Student Health Services.
- Hours: M-F: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mount Carmel, York Hill Health Center and North Haven Campus).
- Services available to all undergraduate and graduate students at no cost include individual counseling, diagnostic evaluation, medication management, group therapy, urgent visits, mental health referrals, consultation to faculty, staff and medical staff and telehealth services
- To make an appointment complete a confidential counseling request form through MyQ or the Quinnipiac App OR call Counseling Services at 203-582-8680, choose option #1, and schedule an appointment by talking to the counseling center secretary.
- In the case of a mental health crisis, speak with a licensed mental health provider by calling 203-582-8680 and choose option #3. For emergency Services: 911/ Department of Public Safety: 203-582-6200.
The Community, Assessment, Response and Evaluation (CARE) Team is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our community through proactive, coordinated, and deliberate approaches by identifying, assessing, managing and reducing any student interpersonal or behavioral concerns.
The CARE team meets weekly to review and discuss new referrals, ongoing cases and the best course of action to support students of concern.
CARE referrals are submitted by faculty, staff, students, and community members using the CARE and Conduct Incident Reporting Form. More information on CARE including a list of referral examples.
What have we been up to?
Parents & Family Weekend Student Experience Program: Student Mental & Physical Well Being Presentation
- Kerry Patton, Executive Director of Health & Wellness; Ariela Reder, Director of Counseling Services; Jennifer McCue, SGA Vice President for Public Relations; Sydney Nelson, SGA Health, Wellness & Accessibility Senator
- Jennifer and Sydney shared with the family information about student initiatives relating to health and wellness on campus including the video they created targeting mental health and calling to reduce the stigma.
We also provided information about mental and physical health resources available for students on campus and shared exciting videos introducing the new Recreation & Wellness Center. Families had the opportunity to ask questions about their student’s well-being and were moved by the video Jennifer shared.