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Self-Care and Wellness Resources

WVU and community resources


definitions from Oxford Languages

Self Care 

  • the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health.
    "autonomy in self-care and insulin administration"
  • the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.
    "expressing oneself is an essential form of self-care"


  • the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal.
    "measures of a patient's progress toward wellness"

About this guide to self-care and wellness


This guide provides access to resources

  • available at West Virginia University and in the surrounding area
  • including some limited by audience or requiring payment


Your ideas for resources to share here are welcome!
Contact Beth Toren at or leave a message at (304) 293-0336.

WVU Campus Wellness Links

Healthy Living:
Resources include Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)/Farmer’s Markets, indoor and outdoor fitness activities, and creative activities in Monongalia, Mineral and Raleigh Counties. From the WVU Women's Resource Center. 


WVU Staff, Faculty, and Campus-wide

WVU Medicine Employees

Wellbeing Wednesdays: Podcast

Wellbeing Wednesdays

This podcast is brought to you by Well WVU. Check out their website or the full list of podcast episodes

Wellness Center at WVU Twitter