Being a Riverhawk means being a Healthy Hawk!

Hello Riverhawks! With the weather starting to cool down, how have you been feeling? You know, have you felt congested? Or maybe had a sore throat? Well this week we are going to focus on staying healthy! Because while we all want you to succeed in your academic and social life here at UMass Lowell, we also want you to do so without wearing yourself down because you are just as important as everything else. Scratch that… You are MORE important than those other things.

The Wellness Center
Conveniently located on the second floor of University crossing, the wellness center serves as a go to for… Well, all your wellness needs. For example, health services which is housed within the wellness center can do a check up on you if you feel like you need a professional opinion. They are also highly qualified to diagnose you and give you recommendations because they have full-time Nurse Practitioners on staff who are quite knowledgeable on what they do!
If you would like to schedule an appointment with just call 978-934-6800
***If it is a bigger emergency contact UMLPD at 978-934-4911

Another huge service that the wellness center provides is counseling services. So if you have been more concerned with your mental health or maybe have been stressed out and just need someone to talk to, counseling services can definitely help you out and get you back on track and focused more than ever! Use the same phone number above to schedule an appointment with counseling services.

Just Stay on Track
Just remember that the biggest thing you can do for yourself is simply stay on track and focused on your overall health. While you may be focused on completing many assignments, never forget to eat food (in healthy amounts) or to stay active. Remember, staying active does not mean you have to go to the Rec Center and work out, you could also do more lowkey things such as take a walk along the river! Just remember that at the end of the day, your health matters!
Upperclassmen advice of the week:
“If you don’t feel 100% definitely head over to the wellness center. They are super friendly and will help you out as best as they can! This is great service that is offered here at UML”
– Victoria, Junior Biology Major