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Active bodies, healthy outlooks: Program pairs counseling, fitness services to help students


The college's exercise mentorship program is designed to pair structured physical activity with on-campus counseling sessions to help students cope with anxiety, depression or other issues. The college's exercise mentorship program is designed to pair structured physical activity with on-campus counseling sessions to help students cope with anxiety, depression or other issues. Illustration by Kennedy L. Englert, graphic design student
The college’s exercise mentorship program is designed to pair structured physical activity with on-campus counseling sessions to help students cope with anxiety, depression or other issues. Illustration by Kennedy L. Englert, graphic design student

From the Spring 2019 Penn College Magazine: Exercise nourishes mental health. A mentorship program offered by the college’s Counseling Services Office and Fitness Center guides students who are struggling with anxiety and depression to become more active. Read Active Bodies, Healthy Outlooks.

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