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Sun Devils take wellness seriously. Learn how your fellow classmates lead a healthy lifestyle through exercise, eating and self-care. Get tips about how to get a great workout in at a Sun Devil Fitness Complex, how to eat well at the dining hall, and how to balance an active lifestyle with a busy schedule.

ASU student and concussion advocate Stephanie Cahill

Psychology major uses personal experience to spread mental health, concussion awareness

ASU student Stephanie Cahill’s life changed after multiple concussions as a teenager. Now she’s spreading awareness about the effect concussions can have on people’s lives.

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Pitchforks dining hall at ASU's Tempe campus in the Memorial Union

5 tips for eating healthy from a nutrition major

Prioritizing nutrition can be hard when you're busy, but ASU Student Life asked a nutrition major for some quick tips to make it easier.

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ASU seniors Madison Sutton and Sonia Sabrowsky

ASU seniors take evidence-based suicide prevention to adolescents

After they lost a friend to suicide in high school, two ASU seniors turned their grief into action by forming an organization dedicated to preventing suicide among young people.

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Red flags in the grass of the Student Services lawn at the ASU Tempe campus

Red Flag Campaign urges students to speak out about warning signs in relationship violence

ASU campuses hosted the Red Flag Campaign in February to raise awareness of the red flags you may see in unhealthy relationships.

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ASU nursing seniors Gianna Lapaglia and Amanda Valente at the 2019 One More Step Recovery Walk

One More Step Recovery Walk highlights resources for recovery and addiction

Students celebrated recovery from addiction and spread the word about resources and how to fight stigmas at ASU’s 2019 One More Step Recovery Walk on Feb. 9.

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ASU student Asha Ramakumar at the Phoenix Art Museum

Sun Devil advocates for women’s health worldwide

ASU junior Asha Ramakumar is working with students to understand and advocate for women’s health care in the developed and developing world.

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ASU students in Tempe talk about Stalking Awareness Month 2019

It’s Stalking Awareness Month: Know it, name it, stop it

ASU students are raising awareness about stalking and unhealthy relationships during Stalking Awareness Month 2019.

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ASU junior Lincoln Augustine

A long immigration journey led this Sun Devil from Haiti to ASU

ASU junior Lincoln Augustine immigrated to the United States by himself as a teenager. His long journey from a childhood in Haiti led him to ASU, where he’s now spreading wellness resources to fellow students.

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ASU students color to relax

7 easy ways to keep your self-care resolutions in 2019

When life gets hectic, self-care is usually the first thing to go. Find out how ASU students recommend prioritizing self-care in 2019.

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ASU students talk about healthy relationships on the Tempe campus

Sun Devils give peer-to-peer support for survivors of sexual violence

Find out how a group of ASU students are offering peer-to-peer support for survivors of sexual assault.

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How Sun Devils can de-stress for finals

It’s that time of the semester. Planners are filling up, assignments are being piled on, and the hours of sleep are becoming few and far between. Learn about some tips on how to de-stress and take care of yourself as finals approach.

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Devils Adapt program graduates its first group of adaptive athletes

In October six athletes and nine student trainers completed the inaugural class of a new program that is committed to empowering athletes with disabilities.

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What is domestic violence, and how can I support survivors?

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. What is domestic violence, and how can you identify signs of abuse in relationships?

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Meet the PlayMakers: bringing play and wellness to you between classes

Have you seen giant Jenga sets or other games set up around your ASU campus? A group of students who promote play and wellness topics have been reaching Sun Devils between classes to encourage health, well-being and self care.

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Sun Devils mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Find out what Sun Devils are doing to raise awareness about sexual assault, relationship violence, resources and healthy relationships at ASU.

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Becoming a yogi: What it takes to be a student yoga instructor

Read about one student’s journey to becoming an ASU student yoga fitness instructor at the Sun Devil Fitness Center.

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Recovery Month is coming to a close, but ASU resources for addressing addiction are year-round

ASU’s Recovery Rising celebrated National Recovery Month by spreading awareness about well-being resources in the context of addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

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Here it is, your moment of zen: spa nights and relaxation at ASU

A spa night event at the ASU West campus introduced 60 students to the diverse wellness resources that ASU offers. Similar events are hosted across campuses.

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How Jewish Sun Devils are celebrating the High Holy Days

Jewish Sun Devils tell ASU Student Life what it’s like to celebrate away from home and how they’re marking Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

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Top 5 reasons to join an intramural sports team at ASU

Find out the many benefits of participating in intramural sports at ASU: competition, friendship, fitness and more.

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Barrett student uses diagnosis to help others through honors thesis

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Recovery Rising fosters recovery, resilience for students

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ASU community to participate in Denim Day in support of sexual assault survivors

There’s a lot more the campus community can do after Denim Day to raise awareness and prevent sexual violence. They can start by “challenging cultural norms by calling out comments that blame victims or minimize behaviors that can lead to violence,” said Julie Alvarez, an ASU junior who works with the Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention Program.

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Arts programming helps students ‘CounterAct’ sexual violence

ASU’s new arts-based sexual violence prevention programming, CounterAct, started with the aim to change our communities and relationships.

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Interfaith and Harmony Week: Celebrating Your Spirituality

For many ASU students, meditation, faith and spirituality are vital within their daily lives and Interfaith and Harmony Week (Feb. 1 -7) celebrates the positive impacts that can result from this way of life.

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Keeping your New Year’s resolutions with ASU Well Devils

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How to do well on finals, with the help of UASP

With the end of the semester approaching, finals can be intimidating. University Academic Success Programs tutors offer tips on how they get prepared for finals.

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Paving the Way for Mental Health Awareness at ASU

In a given year, approximately one in five adults in the U.S. will experience mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. For Arizona State University graduate student Michelle Di Muria, these statistics hit home.

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