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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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Madelyn Macias | September 21, 2023

The struggle is real. We've all been there, but freshmen may have it harder than just the dreaded Freshman 15. Read about one Owl’s experience with "the Freshman Depression” and how some may face more than just a couple extra pounds.

Anonymous | September 14, 2023

Dear reader,  YOU ARE AMAZING! Read this letter from a fellow peer on how self-care can help you. Remember, there are a lot of resources out there and your FAU family cares. 

Emily Peraza | September 07, 2023

College is hard, no doubt about it. But here at THRIVE, we want you to stride. Follow these tips and tricks, and you'll be thriving your way through the fall semester.

FAU Students | April 20, 2023

This is a timer app designed for physical health and fitness workouts. It is similar to the 'clock' app on an iPhone, where you can run a timer and keep track of laps.

Fau Students | April 13, 2023

I like the app "HeadSpace." HeadSpace is a mindfulness app used for meditation. It offers guided meditation, sleep meditation, and breathing exercises.