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Physical Wellness Resources

Physical Wellness

The physically well person gets an adequate amount of sleep, eats a balanced and nutritious diet, engages in exercise for 150 minutes per week, attends regular medical check-ups and practices safe and healthy sexual relations. Establishing good self-care habits and managing daily tasks are also components of physical wellness.

Taking an Active Role in Your Physical Wellness

Determine personal and professional goals and evaluate how your current sleep, nutrition, physical activity, sexual health and substance use habits impact achieving those goals. Prioritize your physical health by noticing signs and symptoms of need and accessing the appropriate resources when necessary. Take the time to educate yourself on physical wellness by attending workshops, presentations and group activities.

Flagler Resources

Dining on Campus
Locations: Ponce De Leon Hall, Ringhaver Student Center, The Commons at Abare Hall. Providing always fresh dining options for students, faculty, and staff. Dining will cater to any dietary restrictions including students who are lactose or gluten intolerant, as well as any religious food restrictions and taste preferences. Any menu item can be customized to meet the needs of a student.

Fitness & Health
Fitness locations include the Fitness Center at the Campus Services Building and Fitness Room located on the second floor of The Commons. Students a wide range of health, wellness and fitness options to keep your energy up and your sick days down. You have access to the fitness center and a plethora of exercise group fitness classes.

Flagler Students receive personalized guidance from their advising team throughout their time at Flagler, from discovering a major to creating a four-year plan.

Health Services
If you are not feeling well, you can visit Health Services on campus, they are located on the southwest side of the Ponce Breezeway. The staff includes a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner. Services include assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of minor illnesses, education and information, sexual health education, over-the-counter medication, and most prescriptions.

Sports Performance (Personal Training)
Contact (904) 826-8599. Sports Performance delivers an all-encompassing, research-based training program and provides the highest standard of care and service possible to every Flagler College student-athlete. Their site provides guides for better sleep and nutritional guidance. You can also contact them for personal training sessions.

Community Resources

Adult & Children Support Services

Department of HealthResource bank for programs, services and information surrounding adult and child health and wellness

Flagler Care Connect
Outreach program that connects people with the services they need (good resource if you don’t know where to go for what you need)

Flagler Cares
Outreach program providing connections to low-cost health services

Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida
Source for health information, analysis, and planning

St. Johns County Health and Human Services
Local political information about the health and well-being of St. Johns County residents

Health Care

Aza Health Wellness Medical Services
Affordable health care- telehealth appointments available- website able to be translated

Aza Health Wellness Dental Services
Affordable dental care- website able to be translated

Flagler Hospital
Wide range of medical services - Telehealth available

Wildflower Healthcare
Wildflower Healthcare provides free, high-quality dental and medical care to underserved, uninsured adult residents in St. Johns County.

Domestic Violence

Betty Griffin Center
Protection and services for victims of Domestic Violence and their minor children (shelter, counseling, and transitional support)- Multilingual staff (including Sign Language)

Hopefull Handbags
Raise HOPE, help, and support survivors and their children getting back on their feet from domestic abuse.

MoneyGeek: Financial Support & Domestic Violence
Finding Courage and Hope: Financial Support for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Get help, educational materials, a plan for safety, and supportive measures.

Substance Abuse

Abundant Life Ministries Counseling Services
Provides mental health and addiction services (individual, family, couples)
Find Florida drug rehabs in cities near you. 

American Addiction Centers (AAC)
American Addiction Centers provides addiction treatment and mental health services at multiple locations nationwide.

Alcohol Anonymous

Find your local AA meeting.

EPIC Behavioral Healthcare

Substance abuse and mental health services for all ages

SMA Health Care
Providing behavioral health care for people with addictions or mental health concerns (prevention, crisis 24/7, residential outpatient, justice services and community outreach)

College Drinking Prevention
One-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking.

Free Rehab Centers in Florida is about providing the most complete list of free, low-cost, sliding scale, and low-income assisted rehab lists on the Internet.

Harbor Village Florida
Licensed and accredited addiction treatment facility in South Florida.

Smart Recovery
National Self-help organization devoted to cognitive therapy-oriented recovery from substance abuse.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute of Alcohol and Alcoholism.  The mission of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is to generate and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the effects of alcohol on health and well-being and apply that knowledge to improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems, including alcohol use disorder, across the lifespan.

Marijuana Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous is for sharing experiences and helping to recover from marijuana addiction.

Cocaine Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous is a site where recovering addicts share and gain strength to solve the problem of cocaine addiction.
Comprehensive site on cocaine and addiction.
Free valuable and potentially life-saving resources and information to help overcome substance abuse, as well as a comprehensive directory that connects individuals struggling with opioid addiction to methadone treatment centers in their area. 

Montana Meth Project
The State of Montana's informational site on educating the public on the dangers of Meth.
PBS feature on the dangers of Meth and addiction.

ACADIA Health Care
Prescription drug addiction information with additional links.

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Stop Oxycontin Addiction
A website devoted to stopping OxyContin addiction.

Addiction and African Americans

A Guide to Addiction and Recovery for African Americans - Provides helpful statistics, looks at the differences in substance abuse patterns across the black population, and treatment options to consider. 

Demographics and Addiction - African Americans may experience more barriers to treatment than other groups, this guide can help one become aware of payment options and how to find providers who understand the issues unique to this population.

How Different Cultures Deal with Alcoholism Learn why culture, religion, race, social circles, socioeconomic status, and home environment can affect how a person treats alcohol abuse.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Among African Americans - Provide helpful statistics, looks at the differences in substance abuse patterns across the black population, and treatment options to consider. 

Elder Activities and Care

Community Hospice and Palliative Care
Offers hospice care, support with advance care planning, and grief support

Elder Source
Provide services, resources, and education to aging adults (LGBT-friendly)


St. Augustine Sports & Outdoors
Resource for activities (events, parks, places to stay) in St. Augustine- includes a calendar of events and beach information

St. Johns County Council on Aging
Activities, services, and programs for the aging and their families

Apps & Other Tools

We are excited to share a list of Apple and Android Apps you may enjoy or find useful.

Most of these apps are free, however, some are available for a fee and/or offer In-App purchases. For more information or to download these apps, visit your app store. We encourage you to consider the following guidelines in order to make an informed decision about which apps to try:

  • Look for and review the app's privacy policy
  • Seek and review any evidence or research that supports the app
  • Look for and read any independent reviews of the app
  • Consider how easy it is to use
  • Keep in mind an app should not replace professional care


Addiction and Recovery

SMART Recover App logo

SMART Recovery Mobile App

Free 24/7 Information, inspiration and Motivation to help you succeed on
your recovery journey.  

App has a list of inspirational quotes that motivate and inspire. Then you can find meetings wherever and whenever they suit you. Add them to your calendar, click on Zoom links, and join meetings with just a tap; everything happens right there on your phone.

No more looking for content and toolkit exercises through websites, YouTube pages, or multiple podcast platforms. All of SMART’s content is now surfaced and viewable in one place through the app – with easy-to-navigate play buttons, crisp layouts, and enterprise-level playback and buffering speeds.

Click here for more information: SMART Recover App


Eating and Nutrition

RR: Eating Disorder Management

Recovery Record is the smart companion for managing your journey to recovery from eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. This app is also intended for people with general eating, weight, and shape concerns. Use for self-help or link with your treatment team's Recovery Record Clinician App to stay connected, co-manage recovery, and achieve your goals.

Rise Up + Recover

An Eating Disorder Monitoring and Management Tool for Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, and EDNOS

Rise Up + Recover is just the app for you if you are struggling with food, dieting, exercise, and body image. Based on self-monitoring homework, a cornerstone of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), we designed a convenient and user-friendly app that has been used millions of times around the world. Rise Up + Recover is the perfect addition to your professional treatment for an eating disorder including anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), obsessive eating disorder (OED), binge eating disorder (BED), and compulsive eating disorder (CED).


MyFitnessPal is one of the best weight loss apps and fitness apps, helping nearly 1 million members reach their nutrition and fitness goals every year. Members use it as a calorie tracker and calorie counter to log their foods and take advantage of the app’s food database which contains over 14 million foods. It’s not just a free calorie counter app — it’s also the best calorie counter app for people who are looking to take back control of their health and fitness.



Join the millions experiencing lower stress, less anxiety, and more restful sleep with our guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, masterclasses, and relaxing music. Recommended by top psychologists, therapists, and mental health experts. Calm is the perfect mindfulness app for beginners, but also includes hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users.

SleepStream 2

SleepStream 2 is an advanced sleep inducer and relaxation aid. It helps you leave your busy day behind with a rich selection of calming sounds, soothing melodies, effective brainwave programs, and beautiful visualizations.

Relax & Sleep Well Hypnosis

Relax & Sleep Well is a professional hypnosis and meditation app by Glenn Harrold, an acclaimed hypnotherapist of over 20 years. The app features 4 free hypnotherapy and meditation recordings and over 80 in-app purchase options covering insomnia, stress, anxiety, mindfulness, sleep, weight loss, confidence, self-esteem, the solfeggio frequencies, binaural beats, spiritual healing, phobias, addictions and much more. All recordings are high-quality pro studio productions.