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College is guaranteed to have some ups and downs and, if you’re doing it right and challenging yourself, you can count on stress. FAU Thrive Student webpages are your one-stop shop for tools to build your own mental strength and support your fellow Owls in their journey. Here you can: find support and help for yourself or a friend; apply for a scholarship for community mental health services; learn more about developing mental strength through videos, blogs, and workshops; find out about departments, courses, and research on mental health and wellness; and become part of our Thrive team.



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