Counseling Services & Community Resources

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Counseling, Seminars, and More

Your well-being and happiness, both inside and outside the classroom, have a profound impact on your ability to meet your goals. That’s why we offer a range of resources to help support your mental health, work/life/home balance, stress management, and more.

 


 

Living Well 365 - Igniting Motivation for a Fulfilling Life

Available on demand starting June 18, 2024
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Free, Confidential Counseling

Our students have access to free counseling services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Up to six counseling sessions are available. You can meet with a professional counselor virtually, by phone, or get a referral to meet in person with a local counselor at no cost to you.

Discussions between you and your counseling professional are confidential. Information regarding your sessions cannot be released without your written consent, except by court order, in situations of imminent threat of harm to self or others, or in situations of abuse (such as child or elder abuse).

Assistance is available, but not limited, to the following:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Relationships or family conflicts
  • Parenting concerns
  • Negative feelings such as anxiety, depression, confusion, or stress
  • Grief or loss issues
  • Life transitions
  • Crisis situations
  • Dealing with alcohol or other substance abuse
  • Any issue causing you concern
To search for local or online providers, visit:

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Online Seminars

Learn about upcoming Online Seminars or browse the On Demand archives. Topics include: parenting, planning for the future, personal growth, mental health, addiction and recovery, wellness, career, living, and more.

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Support

In addition to counseling, we offer a wide array of helpful life management tools, which can help you with a variety of personal and/or school related issues in a private and convenient manner. This includes over 8,000 resource articles, links to video and audio resources, skill building courses, savings center, and more.

Popular topics recommended by users include:

  • Child Care Provider Locator
  • Financial Calculators
  • Child Care Handbook
  • Listening Tips
  • Daily Relaxing Tools
  • Elder Care Handbook
  • Prioritizing Time

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Community Resources

The UNH College of Professional Studies is committed to helping students live their best lives. This list of local community resources aims to help students who may be struggling with food insecurity, domestic violence, homelessness, mental health concerns, or other life challenges.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leading national public health institute of the United States. They provide updates and information regarding the emerging, rapidly evolving response to the COVID-19.

211 New Hampshire
211 NH is the connection for New Hampshire residents to the most up to date resources they need from specially trained Information and Referral Specialists. 211 NH is available 24 hours, 365 days a year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available. For those outside of New Hampshire, call 1-866-444-4211

SNAP Program
The Food Stamp Program is about good nutrition and health. It provides eligible individuals and households with benefits to buy food items at grocery stores and other participating food retailers. You may qualify for food stamp benefits depending on your household size, income, expenses and resources.

New Hampshire Housing Relief Program
The New Hampshire Housing Relief Program is designed to keep people from losing their housing and to secure or maintain permanent housing. The program has two components: one-time assistance grants; and a short-term rental assistance program.

NH Easy Gateway to Services
The Department of Health and Human Services' Mission is to join communities and families in providing opportunities for citizens to achieve health and independence.

New Hampshire Food Bank
As the only food bank in the state, the New Hampshire Food Bank is a vital distributor and supplier to the hunger relief agencies that serve meals and provide groceries to people experiencing the negative impacts of not having enough to eat.

Liberty House
Liberty House helps homeless and struggling Veterans by connecting them to available resources and providing a safe, substance-free transitional house.

Families in Transition
Families in Transition provides innovative and effective interventions specifically designed to help homeless individuals and families reach beyond the cycle of homelessness to lead healthy and successful lives.

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in New Hampshire state government, responsible for the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire. DHHS provides services for individuals, children, families and seniors, and administers programs and services such as mental health, developmental disability, substance abuse, and public health.

Massachusetts Welfare/Social Services Assistance
Across the state, Massachusetts offers a wealth of resources for families and individuals who have fallen on hard times. From child advocacy to transitional assistance, state agency welfare and social services provide assistance and support for those in need.

Massachusetts Health and Social Services
Massachusetts offers services and resources to keep you and your loved ones healthy, safe, and happy. Find out how we can support you.

Vermont Health and Human Services
Offering assistance with health care, disability resources, children's resources, elder care, veterans and more.

Vermont Agency of Human Services
Offering assistance with adoption, mental health, adult protective services, community care services, disabilities services and more.

Vermont Department for Children and Families
We work with community partners to foster the healthy development, safety, well-being and self-sufficiency of Vermonters.

My Maine Connection
My Maine Connection is your online connection to Food Supplement, Health Care, Cash Assistance and/or Child Care.

Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Offering assistance with abuse and crisis, adoption, child welfare, disability services, employment, education, foster care, long-term care, mental health, substance abuse and more.

Student Health Insurance
Explore your options for getting health insurance as a student, which include a parents’ plan, one at school or work, or a plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace