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Health & Wellness

Big Red Resilience & Well-Being

WellnessWork toward a balanced lifestyle with a variety of resources through Big Red Resilience and Well-Being. Because everyone is in a different place there are a variety of resources some main stream and others more alternative in nature.

There are a number of services available to members of the Campus Recreation Center that include fitness programs, injury prevention and care, massage therapy, and wellness and nutrition.

Physical Health

by Nebraska MedicineThe University Health Center offers convenient, quality health care services to university faculty and staff members. These services include a pharmacy, dental, physical therapy, nutrition, immunizations, travel clinic, allergy services, optometry services, lab tests, radiology, and blood pressure checks. Wellness profiles available for employees and check your total cholesterol, LDL & HDL cholesterol, hemoglobin and glucose.

Teladoc® is a convenient and affordable option for a variety of medical services, including General Medical and Dermatology. Access quality healthcare from the comfort of home, during your lunch break or while traveling. You can even get a prescription sent to your local pharmacy, when medically necessary.

no smokingSince January 1, 2018, the university has been smoke-free, tobacco-free and vapor free. Read the policy
The EHS offers free individual and group smoking cessation counseling that can be tailored to fit your specific need. Tobacco Free Nebraska offers 24/7 access to free telephone cessation coaching and access to self-help materials. Call 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669).

hearing aidHearU Nebraska provides hearing aids to children ages 0-18 with priority to newly identified children ages 0-3 years. They also have links to other resources, such as the Lions and Sertoma Hear Aid Banks.

water bottleWater bottle filling stations can be found at over 30 locations on campus. Use our map that lists all of our bottle filling stations to find the one closest to you! 

Mental Health

The Employee Assistance Program offers personal and work confidential counseling services for a variety of topics. Ask about resources for depression, eating disorders, job loss, alcohol/substance abuse, and more.

reachingReach out to Prevent Suicide is an online presentation teaches you to learn to recognize the warning signs and where to go for help. You can find more help at http://suicideprevention.unl.edu/

Suicide Prevention at Nebraska. Knowing the signs of suicide is important in helping someone who may be at risk. By offering your understanding, reassurance and support, you can help your loved one or friend seek the help they need.

The Counseling and School Psychology Clinic offers free counseling services to university students, faculty and staff. The clinic is part of the educational psychology program in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The clinic, located in Teachers College Hall, Room 49, offers flexible hours. For more information or to make an appointment, call 402-472-1152.

Emotional Support

ribbonCancer’s impact is physical, emotional and financial for the individual diagnosed, as well as for loved ones. The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides counseling for employees and their insureds, covering topics such as emotional wellbeing at diagnosis, during and after treatment.

autism puzzleThere are many resources  from the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network. The Nebraska Department of Education has developed the network to provide training and technical assistance to local school districts, educational service units and parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 

women's groupWomen's Group on Personal Well-Being gives you an opportunity to network with other women on campus and create a social network to promote wellness.

Physical Activity

bikingLincoln has a tremendous, beautiful and well-maintained bike trails system that connects to university campus locations. Additionally, trails provide routes for campus to campus biking. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln was recognized as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclist in May of 2013.  This award was based on the university’s strong commitment of encouraging individuals to view the bike not only as a form of recreation but a means of transportation.

Check out BikeLNK to learn more about Lincoln's bicycle sharing program. It's a system where bicycles are publicly available for shared use for a short period of time, for a fee. There are 19 stations throughout downtown Lincoln and on East Campus. Maps are on each kiosk, as well as on our website and the BCycle App.