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Virtual Stress Relief: Resources on Campus

Welcome to Virtual Stress Relief Sponsored by the UB Libraries
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2021 6:43 PM

UB Blue Table is here for you!

Three UB employees working to fill bags for UB Blue Table

UB Blue Table

Liz Hladczuk (right), the reservations coordinator for the Blue Table, a food pantry service offered their Student Unions, poses for a portrait for the essential employee feature on June 16, 2020 in the Student Union.
With her are John Kisker (left), assistant director facilities operations and Matthew Taboni (center), a student and co-chair of Blue Table, working on making some bags of food.
Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

Counseling, Health and Wellness

UB Resources

Don't miss the Student Wellness Calendar of Events for great one-off and recurring events!

UB Health and Wellness have details on the medical care and mental/emotional well-being services and resources available at UB.

UB Health Promotion supports student well-being and academic success by building a healthy campus culture.

Be sure to check out the Student Life guide to Stress Management and Prevention.

UB Counseling Services can help with specific updates to their services and offers these tips for the current situation:

State Resources

Mental Health Crisis Line: Residents of New York State can schedule a free appointment with a mental health professional by calling 1-844-863-9314. 

NYProject Hope: Coping with COVID-19 offers confidential, anonymous and free emotional support for New Yorkers during this difficult time.

Food Support and Emergency Funds

Food Support

Consistent access to nutritious food is a necessary part of being a successful, healthy student. Should you experience an unanticipated hardship, there are connections to help you get groceries.

UB Blue Table

Blue Table will be open for pick-ups on Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Blue Table orders are still being accepted. Placed orders can be picked up in 235 Student Union.

UPC Food Pantry

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

University Presbyterian Church, 3330 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214

Call (716) 836-7660 for more information or to arrange pantry use outside of normal hours of service

Able to Help?

Check out the Community Toolkit to find out how to support Blue Table and fellow members of the UB Community in need.

Emergency Funds

UB Emergency Funds have different options for an array of situations to help connect students to emergency funding.

Services to See You Through!

Students making aromatherapy bracelets

UB Health Promotion

Students enjoy end-of-the-semester activities at the Silverman Library as part of the UB Libraries' Stress Relief Days in December 2019. The offerings included therapy dogs, ping pong, and aromatherapy bracelets.
Photographer: Douglas Levere

Acknowledgement

Special Thanks to our partners in Stress Relief: UB Health PromotionWhispers Café and the SPCA's Paws for Love program

We look forward to working with you again soon!