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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 Hangouts

Wondering what you can do to keep your stress in check? Meet with other students at de-stress weekly hangouts to try live-better skills—doing fun stuff like:

See what's happening this week on Facebook or email

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Contact Us

de-stress Coordinators
Room 208, Boynton Health

Kate Elwell, Advisor

Spring Office Hours Start January 17

Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesdays 9:05 a.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Fridays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Spring Semester Hangouts

Thursdays 2–3 p.m. in Coffman Union room 302

All interested students are welcome to attend.

Meet Our Staff

Meet the Coordinators

Social Media

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Boynton Health

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

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