Your experience abroad will expose you to a new culture that will be both similar and different than your own. It is important to start researching your host country before you leave to familiarize yourself with the services available in country. Your health and wellness are essential to a successful study abroad experience. It is important to talk with the Office for Study Abroad about what health and wellness services are available in your study abroad destination. To maximize you time abroad, you should also check in with your healthcare providers before leaving the country.