October 6, 2017
October 2, 2017
We are deeply saddened by the tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, 2017. We recognize that this may be a very difficult time for many of our students and other campus community members with connections to Las Vegas. During this time, we encourage you to reach out for support as well as extend support to others. If you or anyone you know are experiencing distress related to this event, University Health Services is here to provide a safe and confidential environment to discuss this with a professional.
September 25, 2017
Free Speech week events, increased security on campus and the intense media focus on UC Berkeley is impacting our students. Constant exposure to negative and threatening situations and environments has been linked to confusion, anxiety, sadness, helplessness, difficulty focusing and poor sleep. CPS would like to remind everyone that seeking support is a sign of strength, courage and resiliency, not a sign of weakness.
September 22, 2017
September 19, 2017
Flu shots, Ask the Dietitian, LGBTQ resources, sample fees/SHIP, and pet hugs
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.
September 15, 2017
There are new food experts in town! Please meet the Nutrition Outreach Workers, aka NOW.
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
July 31, 2017
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.
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
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.