Mental Health & Well-Being

As college students, it can be hard to prioritize your health, especially when you are pushed to prioritize academics, work, and extracurricular activities. Family members, professors and others often expect great things from you, and sometimes you expect even more of yourself. Be patient with yourself and the process of growing, changing and learning to live independently

Self-Care

How you take care of yourself now determines your health in the future, which is why developing good self-care habits now is essential for your future self.

Stress Management

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. Discover effective ways to manage the ebb and flow of stress.

Thriving

Thriving people keep trying, persisting through challenges with a positive perspective and confidence that they can succeed through hard work.

Grit and Resilience

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Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficult situations. Grit is the perseverance and resolve needed to pursue success and achieve goals.

Programs & Services

Adulting

The Adulting series introduces students to life skills that aren't taught in the classroom. Learn how to "adult" as participants explore finances, healthy eating, purpose, professionalism, and other life skills proving you with the essential skills and knowledge to be a successful adult.

Alexa Health

Alexa has a variety of health and well-being related skills that you can use to optimize your wellness. Learn more about the many areas of wellness you can use your Alexa for.

Fit to Thrive

Fit to Thrive is a 5-week series designed to teach students, faculty, and staff how to incorporate the dimensions of well-being into their daily lives so that they can flourish and be fulfilled. Learn more about the program and register here. 

JOOL Health

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JOOL Health is a mobile app that helps you to prioritize and focus on what matters to you most. The app gives you the motivation and reinforcement to keep you on track from the first day through targeted tips, guidance, and support geared toward what you’re focused on.

Mindfulness

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Through mindfulness, you are able to be aware of where you are and what you are doing and not be overly reactive or overwhelmed by what is going on around us.  

Pet Therapy

Health Initiatives' pet therapy program is a service for all members of the Georgia Tech community to help you recover and cope with health concerns and daily stressors stemming from work, school, and/or relationships. Find out when the next pet therapy event is here. 

Request a Presentation

Health Initiatives offers pre-planned and custom presentation experiences for employees and students. Request a presentation, training or workshop.

Wellness Coaching

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Learn more about the wellness coaching services offered in Health Initiatives.