Healthy and Well Mountaineers

Mental Health

If you're struggling emotionally, talk to someone. Your mental health affects how you feel, think and act.


Try mindfulness meditation with WVU Medicine's Mindful Steps virtual series.


Get enough sleep. Eat well. Move your body. Talk with someone who cares. Self-help resources are available.


Aim for at least 30 minutes of exercise every day. Exercise produces stress-relieving hormones, boosts mood and improves health.


Proper nutrition and healthy eating strengthen the immune system and boost energy and focus. Request a dietitian consult.


Your sleep schedule can impact your stress levels. Learn more about good sleep hygiene.


Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? You are not alone. WELLWVU has tips to reduce stress.


Having roommate issues or a hard time meeting new people? Explore how to improve relationships.

Sexual Health

Sexual health is more than just sexual behavior. Learn how to embrace and enjoy your sexuality throughout your life.

Drugs & Alcohol

Alcohol and drug use can damage the body and brain and negatively affect health and well-being. Before you chug that beer, get the facts.

Violence Prevention

Get the knowledge and tools you need to help yourself and your peers.

Frankie Tack is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Coordinator of the WVU Mental Health and Addiction Studies program.

Purpose: It’s a Journey, Not a Destination.

Discovering who you are, your values and the strengths you lean on will guide you on your path of self-discovery. Understanding your purpose is a journey. And our purpose is to help you explore yours.

Discover your values and strengths at the Purpose Center

Find Your Well-being


Caring for your body through regular movement and balanced nutrition and sleep.

Physical Paths


Feeling connected, engaged and safe in your community.

Community Paths


Learning to effectively manage money and seek out resources to support financial goals.

Financial Paths


Building strong relationships, connections and support systems with others, including coworkers and students.

Social Paths


Liking what you do and being motivated to expand your sense of purpose and meaning.

Purposeful Paths