Take 5 Program

Relaxed Puppy

The Counseling Services Take 5 program reaches out to students where they are on campus by offering a variety of programs and services to help them become better at managing the stress of college life. Made possible through a grant from the Berger North Foundation, the Take 5 Program provides students the opportunity to interact with a mental health professional in locations that are convenient for them during the semester. It also provides a host of interesting and fun interactive activities that help reduce stress and build confidence and self-esteem.
Visit one of our locations to learn new skills, connect with others, develop positive coping strategies and make the most of your academic experience.

Services Offered

Individual Consultations
Students can walk-in for a brief consultation with one of our licensed clinicians

Take 5 offers a variety of workshops throughout the semester on a number of topics.

Yoga and Mindfulness
Take 5 offers Yoga and Mindfulness classes free of charge to UNR students, faculty and staff.

Stress Relief Activities
Stop by our table at one of our locations to relax, refocus and make the most of your academic day by taking a few minutes out to color, play with LEGOS or puzzles, learn about relaxation or test taking strategies, or just pick up some literature on a variety of mental health topics.

Spring 2017 Schedule

Individual Consultations, Stress Relief Activities and Information

  • Knowledge Center Breezeway and Nook

    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm


Free Yoga in Knowledge Center Nook


1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Counseling Services will be hosting free yoga sessions every Monday beginning February 6th through May 8th.
This workshop is open to everyone.


Take 5 to Stay Pawsitive

Knowledge Center Nook

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Take 5 is happy to be able to coordinate with Paws for Love to bring the joy of being able to pet a pup on campus! Studies have shown that interacting with an animal can reduce blood pressure, relieve stress, reduce loneliness and improve your mood. Pups will be available to love from 11:30 to 12:30 in the Knowledge Center Nook on the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 2nd
  • Thursday, February 16th
  • Thursday, March 2nd
  • Thursday, March 16th
  • Thursday, March 30th
  • Thursday, April 13th
  • Thursday, April 20th