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Food Security Programs

CalFresh: Also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), offers assitance to students to purchase nutritious foods at retail stores and farmers' markets.

UC Berkeley Food Pantry: An emergency relief food supply for all UC Berkeley students located in the basement of MLK Student Union (room 68).

Food Assistance Program: Offers additional funding for students experiencing food insecurity.

For more resources: Basic Needs Food Security & UHS Nutrition Resources

Also see: 

UHS Staff Highlight: Colleen Hoehn, Registered Nurse

Learn more about Colleen, like her hobbies, her favorite quote, and how students here at UC Berkeley inspire her: uhs.berkeley.edu/staff-highlight#colleenhoehn

Colleen Hoehn staff highlight

More on Sexually Transmitted Infections

Be congnisant on how sexually transmitted infections can impact your life and others around you. Symptoms vary by infection and can stem from viruses, bacteria, and other agents. Here are some good places to start learning:

Information for the STI Transmission Chart was taken from bit.ly/2zwHBnA

This #HealthWorkerTip was taken from uhs.berkeley.edu/news/wellness-updates-uhs-health-workers check this page for new tips every Tuesday and at the start of every month!

Take a break from Midterms at the REST Zones!

Don't forget to take care of yourself and get enough rest while studying for midterms! Here is the map of the REST nap spaces on campus: bit.ly/1MitugZ

September 2018 Calendar of Events

September already! Check out our calendar and full list of events at uhs.berkeley.edu/calendar

September 2018 calendar

Pet Hugs September 2018

Release your stress with the pups of Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation! RSVP and find out which doggies will be at September 2018's Pet Hugs event at bit.ly/pet-hugs

Blog Post: "Welcome Back from the UHS Nutrition Team"

Tang Center Open House 2018

To see more photos from our GBO open house 2018, go to http://bit.ly/2N5PKDG! #gobears

TB & Immunization Fairs at the Tang Center

For more information about the TB & Immunization requirements, visit uhs.berkeley.edu/requirements

For more information about the TB & Immunization fairs, visit uhs.berkeley.edu/news/upcoming-tb-immunizations-fairs

Become a Health Worker!

For more information about Health Workers and how to apply to be one, visit uhs.berkeley.edu/healthworkers!

TB & Immunization Fairs at the Tang Center

TB & Immunization fairs at the Tang Center  from 9am-3:30pm on Mon. 8/13, Tues. 8/14, Tues 8/21, and Thurs. 8/23.  Fulfill your TB screening and immunization requirements and start your time at school without a hitch!

Learn more about the upcoming TB & Immunization Fairs and requirements.

Treat Your Health Campaign

Learn more about Jenisha and the campaign

Denim Day

On #DenimDay, the Tang Center wears denim in solidarity with all survivors of sexual assault. #SAAM

Learn more about Denim Day~

Learn from these resources about how to stand up to sexual harassment~ 

Post from 4/25/18

Treat Your Health Campaign

Learn more about Nina and the campaign

Health Worker Tip - Hydration Huddle

Stop by the PartySafe Hydration Huddle at the Northwest corner of Piedmont and Durant on Cal Day this Saturday, 1-4pm for free water, swag and party tips!

Post from 4/18/18

Treat Your Health Campaign

Learn more about Alex and the campaign! 

 Alex Rodriguez

Health Worker Tip - CalFresh Clinics

You can go to one of the CalFresh Clinics held every Friday for help with applying for a nutritional assistance program that will give you food dollars for groceries each month! Picture by UC Berkeley Food Pantry~

Post from 4/11/18

April 2018 Calendar

Happy April #UCBerkeley! Here are all the ways you can #bewellcal this month:

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Health Worker Tip - Nutrition Events

The UHS nutrition team provides weekly free nutrition events on and around campus, including cooking demonstrations and nutrition education sessions at the RSF every Tuesday, 4-6pm! 

Post from 4/4/18

Be Well Monthly Buzz

Subscribe to our e-newsletter to see this month's top picks! 

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Post from 3/15/18

QPR Training

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training for Students
Ask a Question, Save a Life
 
Monday, March 1912:10-1:30pm, Tang Education Center
QPR are the three simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Register for the student QPR training by TOMORROWFriday March 16 at 5pm. 
Space is limited to 20 attendees.

QPR Training

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Tips for eating healthy with a busy schedule

Get the latest from the Nutrition Outreach Worker (NOW) Blog! Learn 5 tips from NOW Lucy Yu on how to eat healthy with a busy schedule! 

Post from 3/15/18

Tips for eating healthy on a busy schedule

Health Worker Tip - Eating on a Budget

Having a healthy relationship with food is important for your overall health! Check out our resources for developing good eating habits on a budget.

Post from 3/14/18.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services offers short term counseling for academic, career and personal issues. 

Post from 3/7/18.

Apply to be a Health Worker! 

Learn more and find the application on the Health Worker Program page!

Deadline: Thurs. March 22 

Post from 3/1/18.

Meet the Nutrition Outreach Workers 

The Nutrition Outreach Workers are at various nutrition events around campus and on their blog

Post from 2/23/18

Nutrition Outreach Workers Group Photo

Back row: Katie, Nikki S, Elia, Alexsys
Front row: Nikki C, Lucy, Kim, Monica

Nutrition Outreach Workers Individual Photos in collage

Top (left to right): Alexsys, Elia, Katie, Kim
Bottom (left to right): Lucy, Monica, Nikki C, Nikki S

National Condom Week


For National Condom Week, the Sexual Health Education Program was on Sproul Plaza every day, 11am-2pm with sexual health tips, safe sex supplies, resources and more! 

Posts from 2/12/18 - 2/16/18.

Health Worker Tip - Sexual Health

Prioritize your sexual health through testing and education, communicating with your partner, practicing safe sex, defining your personal boundaries, and respecting yourself and others! See Sexual Health Education Program's resources.

Post from 2/14/18

UHS Nutrition Team 

Meet the UHS Nutrition Team! They're busy planning tons of fun nutrition workshops! You can also read their nutrition blog!

Photographed: UHS Nutrition Outreach Workers (students) and Registered Dietitians Sarah Minkow and Toby Morris.

Post from 2/9/18

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Health Worker Tip - Social Health

Social health is a key part of overall wellness! Building nurturing, supportive relationships reduces stress, leads to a healthier immune system & helps you concentrate~ Get some conversation tips. 

Post from 1/31/18

Health Worker Tip

Blood Drive

Support the blood drive Wed. 1/24, 11am-6pm at East Pauley Ballroom and the Red Cross Bloodmobile at Bancroft and College!

Post from 1/24/18

    

Drop-In Flu Clinic

Help yourself stay well by getting a flu shot at the drop-in clinic Tues. 1/23, 12-5pm!

Post from 1/23/18

   

Staff Highlight - Rena Tacdol, M.D. 

Read Dr. Tacdol's staff highlight! 

Post from Nov 2017

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Menstrual Supplies at SHIO office and Health Promotion

Visit the SHIO office on the third floor or Health Promotion on the second floor to grab free menstrual supplies.

Post from Sept 2017

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