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Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

Health & Well-Being

The Flourish, October 2021

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In Focus

Transitioning to Campus

“The way you move through this time will not look the same as your classmates, yet we can learn from each other and find the support we need to move through the process.” We are Trees Together and we invite you to transition with us.

How Is Life Tree-Ting You? 

Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being flourishing (presence of positive feeling of well-being) and 1 being languishing (absence of positive feeling of well-being).

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Use this space to check in with yourself. Reach out for support when you need it.

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Remember… It’s Okay to Not be Okay. 

Mental Health Resources at Stanford

Between getting along with roommates to planning for life after graduation, and everything in between, life can be stressful. Check out the many mental health resources at Stanford to support you during these challenging times.

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Struggling with Feelings of Loneliness and Anxiety? 

Loneliness & Connection

Feeling lonely right now is normal, though the feeling does not need to be permanent. Learn about healthy and sustainable ways to build connections and community, and what contributes to our experiences of loneliness versus healthy solitude.

In the Spotlight 

92% Of the incoming class said that they would only use prescription drugs as directed by a doctor. 

  • Stanford Class of 2025 AlcoholEdu Survey

October 23rd is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. 

Be aware that an increased number of counterfeit and laced drugs are circulating in Santa Clara County. For more information and 'no questions asked' drug disposal locations, please visit this webpage

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Get regular sleep

Sleep Corner 

Go to bed and get up at more or less the same time each day, even on the weekends. Recommended amount of sleep for those 18+ is >7 hours per night daily. 

The Flourish

This online publication is your monthly guide to flourishing on the Farm. The Flourish provides you with tips, articles, and resources on key monthly health and wellness topics to support your mental health and well-being.