Social Wellness


At times, the mental and emotional health of an individual may depend on the social support received. Social wellness focuses on building healthy and supportive relationships, and nurturing the interactions with those around you. Taking time to focus on your social wellness can promote emotional resilience, and provide a social network that increases your self-esteem and provides another form of support.
There are many ways you can begin your journey on the route to social health. Below are some suggestions:

  • Join a club or organization
    • Check out the URSMD Students of Rochester Outreach page for opportunities.
  • Make an effort to keep in touch with the supportive people in your life.
  • Reflect on yourself and your social needs. Think about what social activities you enjoy, or what parts you would like to work on.

Social Wellness Resources
Below is a list of social wellness resources available to you at URSMD, as well as other outside organizations.
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