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Information on Opioids and Harm Reduction

Opioids are medications that are prescribed to relieve pain by reducing the pain signals to the brain, and can impact the areas of the brain controlling emotions. They are taken for severe or acute pain, or for paint that lasts a long time. Typical prescribed opioids include morphine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, and codeine. Illicit opioids include […]

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Student Health Services Groups and Programs: Spring 2017

During the academic year, Counseling Services and Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) offer groups and programs Monday through Friday. Some groups require that students have paid the Student Health Services fee, but all of the WHP programs are free to all New School students. See the flyers below for details about the spring 2017 offerings.

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Queer for the Holidays

Going home for the holidays can be tough, especially for LGBTQIAGNC students. Forty-two percent of queer youth say their home is not an accepting environment. Queer Collective has devised a workshop for tips on going home queer. Please join for tips on letting people in, how to deal with the everyday stress of being around […]

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Student Health Services Group and Programs: Fall 2016

During the academic year, Counseling Services and Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) offer groups and programs Monday through Friday. Some groups require that students have paid the Student Health Services (SHS) fee, but all of the WHP programs are free to all New School students. See the flyer below for details.

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PEP and PrEP are Available at The New School

What is PrEP? Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is to prevent HIV infection from taking hold if you are exposed to the virus. It’s prescribed for people who are at higher risk of coming into contact with HIV. Higher risk activities include having regular, unprotected sex with partners of unknown status, and sharing needles. What is PEP? […]

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Free and Confidential HIV Testing

The Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center in collaboration with The New School provides free and confidential HIV testing. When: Mondays, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m Where: Student Health Services, 80 Fifth Avenue, third floor Testing is first-come, first-served. No appointment is necessary. For more information, contact Student Health Services. Website: www.newschool.edu/student-health-services/ Email: wellness@newschool.edu call: […]

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MINDFULNESS APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE WITH STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

Inhale mindfulness, exhale stress. Come and learn skills to breathe, de-stress, and experience your life in a new way. What is mindfulness? “Mindfulness” is a moment-to-moment awareness of one’s experience without judgment. It helps people pay attention to their thoughts and feelings without always reacting to them. Mindfulness reduces stress, emotional reactivity, and unskillful thinking […]

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PLANNING MEETING FOR DESIGNATED PRAYER, REFLECTION, AND MEDITATION SPACE

The university has designated a room for prayer, reflection, and meditation in Kerrey Hall at 65 Fifth Avenue. This designated quiet space soon will be open to students, staff, and faculty. Student Health and Support Services is looking for students, staff, and faculty interested in making the space inclusive and welcoming for all. A planning […]

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SEXUALITEA

Join The Sex-E Collective every first and third Wednesday of the month at Student Health Services at 80 Fifth Avenue, third floor, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Tea. Cookies. And everything your mother never told you about sex. Got questions about sexual health or want to discuss sexuality in a judgement-free space? Come sip […]

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Flu Vaccine Clinics on Campus This Fall

Medical Services is offering the flu vaccine to all New School students. The cost of the vaccine is $15, which will be billed to your student account. Choose from the available dates below and click through to the sign-up sheet to reserve your time slot. Walk-ins will be accommodated while supplies last. Wednesday, October 12 […]

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