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Jags Live Well is an initiative created to promote a lifestyle of holistic wellness. And holistic wellness—especially students’ mental and emotional wellbeing—is very important right now, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the USG’s Mental Health Initiative, we’ve expanded our offerings.

In addition to the incredible resources already offered at Augusta University, we’ve introduced a comprehensive Wellness Hub, an after-hours 24/7 support line, and after-hours psychiatry prescribing opportunities.

Wellness Hub

The Wellness Hub is a comprehensive online resource dedicated to holistic wellness. It's home to articles and videos about mental, physical, emotional, and social health, as well as campus resources for Augusta University students.

After-hours psychiatry prescribing 

Refer to SHS for access to psychiatric prescribing. Services available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays (after receiving a referral from SHS).

Mental Health Training

Training Menu


Kognito is an online program that helps people learn, practice and self-assess their ability to manage mental health discussions via simulated conversations
(create a new account with AU email)

Enrollment Keys
Students: augustastudents
Faculty/Staff: augusta

Customer & Technical Support Team

  • Assists with simulation issues
  • Responds within 1 business day
    Contact: or 212.675.9234

Question Persuade Refer

QPR trainees learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Learn more

Mental Health First Aid

Teaches trainees how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders - and how to connect those struggling to appropriate care.

Cost: $30

Contact: Denise Kornegay

Holistic Well-being of Students

Jags Live Well is a holistic wellness concept that means being healthy in many dimensions of your life. This includes emotional, physical, occupational, intellectual, financial, social, environmental, and spiritual well-being. Each dimension of wellness affects your overall quality of life and striving for holistic wellness will help you achieve all of your goals. 

8 Dimensions of Holistic Wellness

There are eight dimensions to holistic wellness. Visit the sections below to learn more in-depth about each dimension.

Emotional Wellness

Being able to express feelings, adjust to emotional challenges, cope with life's stressors, and enjoy life.

Physical Wellness

Maintaining a healthy body with exercise, nutrition, sleep, and appropriate health care.

Financial Wellness

Understanding your finances and balancing your income with debt and savings.

Occupational Wellness

Exploring work that reflects personal values, interests, and beliefs.

Spiritual Wellness

Defining personal beliefs and values and creating meaning, purpose, and peace in life.

Intellectual Wellness

Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills

Social Wellness

Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system

Environmental Wellness

Preserving our environment and spending time relaxing and exploring outdoor spaces.

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Your Health TODAY is a hub of wellness resources presented by Augusta University Health.

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