Goal 3, Good Health and Well-Being, aims to ensure healthy lives and well-being for all ages. This goal strives to make health care services available to everyone, and to reduce the number of preventable deaths. Goal 3 includes addressing substance abuse conditions and creating universal access to reproductive healthcare and education.
United Nations Academic Impact. (2021, March 29). SDG 3: Good health and well-being [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/pYVmb-iRemI
Examples of NSCC initiatives that are helping to advance Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.
Each year NSCC hosts Wellness Week across our College as a reminder to take care of ourselves and those in our community. Each year Wellness Week feature a different theme. The 2023 theme was You Belong, You are Valued.
|Fitness Rooms||Movement can be a key part of maintaining good health. Nearly all NSCC campuses have a fitness room or wellness Centre. Truro Campus boasts a 30,000 square-foot Sport and Wellness Centre with fitness and recreation programs.|
|Student Support and Counselling||NSCC offers in-person counselling and online wellness resources and student advising to help students make the most of their experience. There are also tailored supports for students with disabilities and culturally-specific support for students of African and indigenous descent.|