Stressbusters and end-of-semester services

Resources to help your mental, physical and general wellbeing throughout the academic year. Explore the navigation on the left to find more.

Student mental health resources

The end of the semester can be stressful, campus has a bunch of support for you to try. Check out the Student Mental Health Website, you can access the U of M Textline 24/7 by texting “UMN” to 61222 or call 612-301-4673.

Wellness resources: Taking Care of U

There are resources all over campus to support you as you navigate student life:

  • Student Counseling Services: They promote student success by helping you with: mental health and life concerns, learning and academic skills challenges, career uncertainty, faculty/staff to student communication, and more!
  • Boynton Mental Health: They support mental health through counseling services, medication management, and crisis care.  
  • Learn to Live: This platform offers therapy in five targeted areas: Social Anxiety, Depression Program, our Insomnia, Substance Use, and Stress, Anxiety and Worry.
  • Let's Talk: These are informal virtual and in person drop-in consultations for students throughout the academic year. No appointment is necessary and find out more about counseling options. 
  • Nutritious U Food Pantry: They provides fresh and healthy food to students that struggle to get enough to eat. Any student can visit the food pantry, no proof of need is needed.
  • RecWell: Campus exercise and fitness facilities, classes and more. Studies show that working out can reduce stress and improve your mental health. Physical health is very important! 
  • Pet Away Worry and Stress: (PAWS): Hang out with some of our furry and feathered friends, offered weekly this semester!

PAWS (Pet Away Worry and Stress)



Join a PAWS session - free and no registration required. Simply check the calendar and location. Show up and destress. 

Boynton Health’s PAWS program provides Animal-Assisted Interactions (AAI) with registered therapy animals - including dogs, cats, rabbits, and chickens - and a licensed clinical social worker staffs each session.

Last Updated: May 17, 2024 11:54 AM