Who We Are

‘You are USD’ is a caring and inclusive space for students, faculty, staff, and families committed to the health and wellness of the USD community.

Dedicated to developing the whole person ‘You are USD’ seeks to raise awareness and reduce stigma about mental health, enhance help seeking behavior, provide students with important life skills, and create an environment that promotes the overall health and well-being of students as they strive to reach their personal and academic goals.  You are an important and integral part of this campus and this community.  You are USD.

Do you get enough sleep?
Sleep is as essential to health as food and water!

This semester, Sleep Week is from May 4 to May 8.

Replenish your body every night!

I'm Feeling...


Are you experiencing…

  • depressed mood often?
  • loss of interest or pleasure?
  • decreased energy level?
  • feeling hopeless?
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Are you experiencing…

  • excessive worry?
  • difficulty with sleep?
  • trouble concentrating?
  • feeling keyed up?
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Are you experiencing…

  • feeling overwhelmed?
  • feeling easily agitated?
  • low energy?
  • headaches or stomachaches?
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Helping A Friend

Learn how to help…

  • Talk to them
  • Listen
  • Suggest help
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Time Management

Download tools for…

  • Completing tasks
  • Balancing multiple demands
  • Prioritizing the right things
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See our resources for…

  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Trouble falling or staying asleep
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Recent Posts More

The Top-Secret Trick to Increase your GPA

increase GPA It’s hard to believe that letters on a piece of paper hold so much importance. What happened to high-fives and sticker charts? Shouldn’t we all get a trophy? Unfortunately, as we progress through school, grades begin to take on more serious implications. We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to maintain good grades, because […] More

Redefining the Designated Driver

Designated Driver Do you like spending the weekends with your friends, being both social and productive, enjoying your days as much as your nights, and making sure that your friends all get home safely? Then I have the perfect job for you: The designated driver. This position requires immense amounts of patience, a good attitude, a BAC […] More

Simple Strategies for Overcoming Homesickness

Overcoming Homesickness At this point you are about a month into the fall semester and the “honeymoon” is all but over. Maybe part of you is questioning why you even moved away from home. You are looking at your calendar and realizing you won’t be going back for a visit for another two months. This is the […] More

Upcoming Events More

May 4, 2015

Sleep Week 2015

May 12, 2015

Therapy Dogs

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