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Crisis Text Line provides students with 24/7 access to counseling

Students can speak via text to crisis counselors who help the student find calm and create an action plan.
Wellness Fair (Apple with a heart-shaped bite)

Penn State Altoona to hold Wellness Fair

The fair will take place November 9 and will feature interactive acitivies pertaining to mental, physical, nutritional, and sexual health topics.
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Online therapy platform now available for students

The new service can help students deal with anxiety and depression through online guided relaxation exercises, simulations, and meditation.
National Hazing Prevention Week

Events planned for National Hazing Prevention Week

Events, including film viewings, interactive presentations, and speaker Travis Apgar, will be held Sept. 18-26, 2017.
Sheetz Family Health Center

Health and Wellness Center earns re-accreditation

The Center has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
SADA awards the Arc with inaugural award

SADA announces inaugural award recipient

Penn State Altoona's Students Advocating for Disability Awareness (SADA) organization presented The Arc of Blair County with its inaugural SADA Star Award.
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De-Stress week is back

From April 24-28, visit the Stress-Free Zone in room 128H of the Learning Resources Center and take some time for yourself.

University-wide survey released on students’ attitudes on sexual misconduct

Penn State Altoona released the results of a survey of students’ experiences with and attitudes about sexual misconduct today (April 13), including a finding that 13.9 percent of students reported being the victim of at least one instance or attempt of sexual assault. The results are part of a comprehensive University-wide survey conducted last fall.