Office for Student Affairs > Boynton Health

Boynton Health ServiceBoynton Health Service

Peer Health Promotion


de-stress is a student-led health promotion group helping students manage stress and connect with mental health resources on campus.

Stress Check Ins for Students

Is stress weighing on you? Get non-judgmental, confidential support from trained peer helpers, who know first-hand how stressful college can be.

Schedule a Stress Check In to discuss stressors in your life:

You'll meet one-on-one with a trained student volunteer to learn about stressors, stress management skills and strategies, and get connected with stress management resources.

Appointments are free, and last about 45 minutes.

Before your appointment, be sure to complete this stress checklist.

In Crisis?

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, help is available. If you have significant mental health concerns, please make an appointment at Boynton's Mental Health Clinic or with Student Counseling Services.

de-stress Activities

At its weekly meetings and at events around campus, de-stress promotes stress management and mental health awareness (e.g., sleep, roommate conflict, termination of personal relationships, stress management techniques as prevention).

Send questions about membership to

de-stress logo

Contact Us

de-stress Coordinators
Room N208, Boynton Health

Kate Elwell, Advisor

Fall Office Hours Start Sept. 6

Mondays 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Tuesdays 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Fall Semester Meetings

Thursdays 4–5 p.m. in Coffman Union room 323

All students interested in promoting stress management are welcome to attend!

Meet Our Staff

Meet the Coordinators

Social Media

Follow de-stress on Twitter
Like de-stress on Facebook

Boynton Health

410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455

P: 612-625-8400 | F: 612-625-1434