Wellness

Being a student can be stressful, which is why it is so important to care of yourself. The Student Health and Counseling Center is dedicated to helping students maintain healthy lifestyles and offers a number of wellness programs and activities available to you free of cost.

Here are just a few of our services:

Stress Busters

Stressed by school, work, financial issues or family responsibilities? Learn how Mindfulness Meditation, emotional freedom techniques and guided imagery can help. Join us Mondays at 12:00 pm in the Thomas Building Gallery Conference Room.

Student Health 101

Student Health 101 is Fresno State’s online magazine, which provides you with articles, videos and resources for keeping yourself healthy. To read our latest issue, click here.

Personal Growth Groups

Sometimes having the support of your peers can make a world of difference. For a safe and confidential place to explore issues such as relationships or strategies for academic success, join one of our personal growth groups.

For more information about our groups and how to enroll, click here.

Counseling

We offer FREE individual, couples and group counseling. Our staff and interns are here to provide a safe place for you to talk about anything from academic stressors to depression and anxiety.

For more information about our services and how to get started, click here.

Question, Persuade & Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Trainings

Our campus is committed to suicide prevention and early intervention. We offer Question, Persuade & Refer (QPR) Trainings to teach students, staff and faculty how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of suicide.

To sign up for or request a QPR training, click here.

WATCHDOG Training on Alcohol Overdose Intervention

WATCHDOG is an alcohol overdose intervention education program that trains students to recognize and respond effectively in alcohol emergency situations. The goal is to prevent drinking deaths on and near campus.

To learn more about our trainings or to sign up, click here.

Health PAWS Volunteer Groups

Our Health PAWS volunteers promote awareness of drug and alcohol abuse, sexual health, and general wellness through events, activities, and presentations.

For more information about Health PAWS or to get involved, click here.

Nutrition Services

A registered dietitian is available to provide individual counseling, free of charge, on a wide range of nutrition concerns.

For more information about nutrition services, click here.

Wellness Events & Activities

We put on several Wellness Events throughout the year to give you access to wellness materials and information. Some of our events include:

  • Depression, Anxiety and Eating Disorder Screening Days
  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Event
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Flu Shot Clinics

To learn more about our upcoming events, visit our calendar.

Sexual Health

We promote sexual health through educational programs and activities. We also offer free condoms through the Condom Access Project (CAP) and family planning services to low-income students through Family PACT.

Presentations

Invite us into your classroom or club/organization meeting to address a variety of topics including stress, sex, nutrition and alcohol overdose prevention.

For more information about the presentations offered or to request a presentation, click here.