Protect your well-being.

The holiday season can be a busy and stressful time, taking a toll on our physical and mental health. To encourage overall well-being, everyone is encouraged to prioritize prevention and take advantage of support services in their communities and online.

For members of the WVU community, there are a variety of resources available on campus and online, including The Carruth Center, Campus RecreationCollegiate Recovery, WELLWVU, Student Health, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program and the WVU Medicine Wellness Center.

  • Practice self-care When we practice self-care, it leads to holistic well-being and reduced stress levels.
  • Stay active Movement and exercise produces stress-relieving hormones, boosts your mood and improves health.
  • Eat well Proper nutrition and healthy eating strengthens your immune system and boosts your energy and focus.
  • Prioritize social interactions Spending time with family and friends is good for the head and the heart. Talking to a friendly face can calm your nervous system.