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Cannabis 101 and Your Health

cannabis

You might be curious about or considering trying pot. Or maybe you are already a person who uses cannabis and are interested in leaning how to enjoy cannabis responsibly. The perception of the prevalence of use of marijuana is different than reality. According to the University’s 2019 National College Health Assessment survey, 61.5% of University of Waterloo students surveyed had never tried cannabis. Whatever the case, you should take some time to learn more about cannabis so that you can make an informed decision.

Social Distancing and Your Mental Health

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With all that has changed in our daily lives over the past week, you might be starting to notice some changes to your mood, as social distancing and social isolation become the “new normal." Perhaps you are feeling more lonely, on edge, disconnected and even becoming anxious when worrying about the uncertainty of the future.

Flu Season is Coming!

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As the weather is getting colder, the flu season is upon us. In preparation for this, Health Services is hosting a number of vaccination clinics for the entire campus community. Here are some questions that you may have during this time:

What is the flu?

Single and Sexy celebrates 30 years of performances during Orientation week

2018 S&S cast

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the creation of Single and Sexy. Single and Sexy is a play produced by Campus Wellness and supported by various departments and community organizations. The play replaces the traditional orientation lecture, with a high energy, entertaining, non-judgmental, powerful presentation of scenarios and attitudes first-year students may witness or experience.

Wellness podcast and app recommendations: The Anxiety Guy and Calm

Person wearing pink headphones

Podcasts and apps can be an excellent complement to your self-care routine. The Campus Wellness blog will be posting recommendations for podcasts and apps that might help you find motivation or cope with stress. These recommendations are made for educational purposes only.

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