News

September 22, 2017

"How did you find out that you were in love with your partner? "

September 19, 2017

Anthem Request for Information Alert for SHIP members

In early August, SHIP members may receive a request in the mail for additional information (e.g. social security or tax ID number) from Anthem, your SHIP insurance provider. This is a legitimate request.

 

Be Well Buzz

Flu shots, Ask the Dietitian, LGBTQ resources, sample fees/SHIP, and pet hugs

September 15, 2017

"How do I arrange bringing someone home for intimacy with my roommates?"

There are new food experts in town! Please meet the Nutrition Outreach Workers, aka NOW.

Nutrition Outreach Workers Fall 2017 photo

August 31, 2017

August 28, 2017

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

Ask a Question, Save a Life

August 27, 2017

Campus Memorial September 18 

Every fall, the campus holds an annual memorial event to recognize the faculty/academics, staff, students, emeriti faculty, and staff retirees who died in the past year. This event will take place on Monday, September 18th from 12-1pm at the flagpole west of California Hall. The program includes brief remarks and a reading of the names of those who are being remembered, followed by music and spoken word.

August 23, 2017

Health Opportunity Fund is now available for 2017-18! 

Health Opportunity Fund (HOF) 

The Health Opportunity Fund (HOF) is a set of funds ($175) available to Pell Grant and Dream Aid recipients for use for services and prescriptions at the Tang Center for students enrolled in Fall and Spring semesters. Important note: Participants must notify the Tang Center staff BEFORE PAYING that they wish to use the Health Opportunity Funds. 

August 18, 2017

Not all freshmen arrive on campus knowing how to be resilient. Staff Psychologist Amy Honigman shares her perspective in this Mercury News article. 

August 11, 2017

College is just around the corner! I cannot believe how fast it is approaching. I hope you all are a part of your class’s Facebook page (if you aren’t, then go join it RIGHT NOW)! The notifications might be poring in from fellow students and it might seem a little much; however, I want you to focus on being active on the Facebook Group Page starting today!

July 31, 2017

Krissy Eliot, California Magazine

Body Peace, a UC Berkeley student-run support group for eating disorders and body image issues, and University Health Services addresses body image to help prevent eating disorders on campus.

Berkeley News

This Fall, the Student Health Insurance Plan is adding two new services for its transgender students: Fertility preservation and hair electrolysis. Laura Alie, PsyD, the chair of our transgender Care Team tells more about why these services are necessary: A pioneer in LGBTQ care, Tang takes two steps forward for transgender students.

July 28, 2017

“I’m a virgin and want to practice abstinence, but I feel like all couples do in college is have sex. How can I find a guy who will love me for what I believe in?”

July 27, 2017

Staff Psychologist Laurie Allie discusses transgender care at University Health Services a Berkeley News article

July 24, 2017

University Health Services clinical dietitian Toby Morris discusses  body image and disordered eating in California Magazine's article

July 21, 2017

This girl and I have been hanging out a lot lately and I can tell there are feelings growing between us two. But the problem is… she has a boyfriend. She’s in a long distance relationship. She talks to me about their problems all the time. We haven’t done anything “bad”… no cheating or anything. I really like her, but I also don’t want to get in-between her relationship with her boyfriend. What should I do?!

July 7, 2017

"I didn't get the internship that I really wanted and its bumming me out. How can I deal with the feelings of inadequacy that have been coming up?"

June 23, 2017

Cal Walks at Work photo

Photos from UC Walks, the Staff Appreciation finale event 

June 19, 2017

University Health Services (UHS), Tang Center at University of California Berkeley has been recognized for a second time as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.