Health Topics

Virtual Health Education

We know the importance of maintaining your health and wellness during these unprecedented times. The Center for Student Well-Being is excited to offer and promote a variety of virtual resources and programs to support the university community. We will be adding programs and services to this page regularly, so please check back often.

REQUEST US

We are still available and happy to provide our presentations for classes and organizations. We are able to do this live through Microsoft Teams or via another platform that works best for you. We are also available to consult and collaborate on various health and wellness programs and events for students. To submit a request please visit: Request Us

To access our voice recorded Healthy Routines, Stress Management, and Sexual Health PowerPoint presentations visit our shared folder here.

Sarasota/Manatee campus representatives can also request virtual presentations through our request system. For presentations at St. Pete click here

General wellness

REACH out for HELP (Health Education and Lifestyle Pointers)- A series of video shorts delivered by the Center for Student Well-Being’s (SWELL) REACH Peer Health Educators. Click each topic area to access video:

Check out the Be Well Blog with posts from our office as well as in collaboration with Success & Wellness Coaching, the Counseling Center, and Health & Wellness Marketing. 

Sleep Tips

Time Management- We highly recommend the Pomodoro method. Check out these resources related to this method: 

Pomodoro Method Visual

Pomodoro Tutorial Video

Stress management and mental health

Check out these Fresh Check Day acitivties you can do from home to stay healthy- body & mind!

Feel Better Now

Recommended Stress-Less Playlists

One of our favorite ways to help student manage stress is through our Play Your Stress Away initiative. Check out the resources below that will help you find some time to play, relax, and destress. 

Virtual Art

Download and print one of our in-house coloring pages:

Virtual Games

Nutrition

Struggling to include healthy food choices into your new routine?  Check out our tips and resources for staying on track with healthy eating habits.

Quick tips for healthy eating habits

Access over 25 easy and affordable healthy recipes

Want to know how to make some quick and healthy meals? Check out our Bulls Bites videos:

Not feeling confident with your cooking skills? Have no idea what to make based on what you have in your home? Check out Super Cook! This site allows you to put in the ingredients you have around, and shows you meals you can make (with directions). 

Substance Use

For those in recovery, online support is available. Please click the links most appropriate for you below:

Feeling uncertain about your substance use? Take an online assessment.
Looking for help? The Counseling Center is open and taking new clients. Visit them here.

Want to learn more about alcohol use? Rethinking Drinking

Check out our Alcohol Standard Drink Pouring Activity

Thinking it's time to quit tobacco use or vaping? There are a number of virtual resources available for you. Check them out here- Local Resources or Resources for those thinking of quitting, who have recently quit, and who are having trouble staying tobacco free you can access live online support

Physical Wellness

For the latest updates on available physical activity offerings including group exercise live streams, home work-outs, and e-sports please visit USF Recreation & Wellness

Exercise Recommendations
Relaxation Exercises

Sexual Health

Sex health and safety in the time of Covid is especially important. Check out these excellent resources to help navigate you through this time. 

Sex in the Time of Covid- American Sexual Health Association

Covid-19 and Your Sexual Health- Planned Parenthood

Sexual Health Services Available on Campus- Student Health Services

Need help navigating Cyber Safety, Consent, or Boundaries?- Center for Violence Prevention at USF

Other useful resources

For information regarding live events, campaigns, and general tips check out our various social media outlets on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

For information on other remote resources available via the various Health and Wellness departments please visit Remote Resources