The Office of the Dean of Students will offer wellness programming throughout the school year. Programming will focus on fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, relationships, and emotional wellness.
UNT Dallas College of Law is committed to the health and wellness of our students and offers free, comprehensive wellness services through the WellConnect Student Assistance Program. Through WellConnect, students, their families, and members of their households have access to one-on-one, 24/7, telephonic access to licensed mental health professionals for in-the-moment support. Other services include:
- Six (6) sessions of telephonic counseling, or in-person sessions from preferred providers in the area, at locations and times that are convenient
- Debt and financial consultation
- Health and wellness consultations
- Students can access WellConnect at any time by calling the toll free number and identifying themselves as a UNT Dallas College of Law student or a family/household member of a UNT Dallas College of Law student
TOLL FREE NUMBER: 1-866-640-4777
Visit the WellConnect web site for extensive resources for maintaining mental health and wellness. First-time users of the WellConnect web site are required to register. Instructions for registration are available to students in Canvas. Visit the web site.
TEXAS LAWYERS' ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TLAP)
TLAP provides confidential help for lawyers, law students and judges who have problems with substance abuse and/or mental health issues. Law students may call TLAP at any time of the day or night and may call anonymously if they wish to do so.
TOLL FREE 24/7 NUMBER: 1-800-343-8527
See the TLAP website to read about additional resources and to hear attorneys speak about how they have successfully dealt with depression and substance abuse.
TIPS FOR COLD AND FLU SEASON
Stay healthy this cold and flu season! Cold and flu prevention tips can be found at the following resources:
AFFORDABLE DOWNTOWN DALLAS EXERCISE OPTIONS
T.Boone Pickens YMCA
The T. Boone Pickens YMCA, 601 N. Akard, Dallas, TX 75201, located at the corner of Akard and San Jacinto, has partnered with the UNT Dallas College of Law to extend to students individual membership at the rate of $36 per month.
Dallas Walking Tour of the Arts District
Get to know museums and performing art venues: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/dallas-walking-tour-3/
Yoga in the Galleries
The transformational power of yoga for individuals, relationships, and communities comes alive every Thursday night at the Crow Collection of Asian Art in the Dallas Arts District. Join SYNC Yoga & Wellbeing for a safe and accessible asana practice, with diverse styles and emphases represented by the instructors’ unique skills and interests. Classes are free. Register for class.
Heart of Downtown Walking Tour
Get to know downtown at your own pace. http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/dallas-walking-tour-2/