Health and Wellness
Through our ‘Live Well to Learn Well’ programming, the Student Life Department is committed to providing students, faculty, and staff with a list of resources and services to serve the health and wellness needs of the community.
Student Health 101 is a magazine (provided by College Health Services, LLC) comprised of 10 digital editions on a monthly basis from September through June each school year. Students can view the magazine from the SL website and from Blackboard.
Issues have relevant articles as it relates to total health and wellness. Articles often feature information on good study habits, restorative sleep, healthy relationships, and of course, exercise and nutrition. Access to the Electronic
Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources. This screening also includes an alcohol use and substance use component, as these play a significant role in mental health.
Here you will find a list of mental health and social services resources. The list is comprised of state-funded and non-profit groups, who aim to assist members of the community during times of need. Some of the groups include Delaware Health and Social Services, the substance abuse hotline, suicide hotlines, and contact information for psychiatric counseling centers.
Wilmington University offers a comprehensive sexual violence prevention program for all students through Workplace Answers. The program covers important topics such as students’ rights and responsibilities; prevention sexual violence, dating violence, stalking, harassment and bullying; navigating partying, drugs and alcohol; and acting as allies for others in need.
SmartDriveU is a free, online defensive driving course certified by the Delaware Insurance Commissioner’s Office. Its mission is simple, to reduce
TrustScripts is a FREE discount prescription card made possible through a partnership between Wilmington University and TrustScripts. There are over 56,000 pharmacies in the TrustScripts network which also includes some of the largest pharmacies such as CVS and Wal-mart. The pharmacies are contracted to deliver some of the highest discount rates in the industry. When you use your card at these locations you can receive discounts on your prescriptions anywhere from 10 to 85%.
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Area Programs and Resources
Here you will find a list of nearby health and recreational resources. This list provides links to different support groups, CPR classes, recreational leagues, and much more.
Links for Cancer support groups, community events, conferences, Diabetes
Sections of this guide and website include information on: sports and athletics (basketball leagues, soccer leagues, volleyball leagues), community and recreation centers (which offer free and affordable programs such as fitness classes, open gym time, yoga, dancing, and more), and Carousel Park (which offers Zumba and fitness classes).
Discover Delaware's natural beauty and invigorating outdoor recreational activities. Visitors can walk along sandy beach trails, take in spectacular views on a hayride, or kayak through the First State's historic waterways.
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