Social wellness refers to the quality of the relationships you have and how you interact with others.
Building supportive relationships, dealing with conflict effectively, and making the time for socializing contribute to your overall wellness.
How to support your social wellness:
- Build trust and show support in relationships with friends, family members and significant others.
- Learn how to communicate effectively with others and understand your communication style.
- Reflect on personal conflicts and identify areas for improvement.
- Respect the needs and wants of others, and yourself.
- Make it a point to interact with people from diverse backgrounds, beliefs and cultures.
- Join a club, team or group on campus.
Interested in your social wellness? Take a self-assessment!
Use these resources to establish and maintain relationships by connecting over common interests and experiences, working to resolve conflicts and communicate effectively, and practicing healthy relationship skills:
- Campus Recreation
- Carl Fields Center
- Davis Center for International Students
- Gender + Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC)
- Graduate School Events and Programs
- Graduate School Student Organizations
- Human Resources - Employee Resource Groups (for employees)
- ODUS Student Organizations
- Ombuds Office
- Pace Center for Civic Engagement (for undergraduate and graduate students)
- Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources and Education (SHARE) Office (for undergraduate and graduate students)
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