News

February 9, 2017

I ate so much junk food this week, I feel like I gained ten pounds! How can I get more willpower?

January 30, 2017

The federal executive order restricting travel and immigration has understandably evoked reactions among many Berkeley students and staff. We are particularly concerned about the impact for our international, Muslim and undocumented students. Whether these actions are directly affecting you or someone you care about, we want to make sure you find the support you need.

January 20, 2017

Sharing this spring’s health programs with your team. Be Well at Work – Faculty/Staff Health Programs is offering a vast array of workshops, classes and programs this spring to prevent injuries and promote health improvement. This spring’s feature is a healthy lifestyle program on prediabetes prevention with an optional, fasting blood sugar screening.

January 19, 2017

Make 2017 your healthiest year yet! Find ways to boost your health and well-being with the University Health Services. 1. Find the nearest REST Zone. Next time you're at UHS, take a break in our stress-relieving massage chairs. Need a nap? Stop by the newest REST Zone at Moffitt Library for nap pods and lounge chairs, or find the REST Zone nearest you on the Berkeley Nap Map.

January 17, 2017

Ask a Question, Save a Life - Over the last few years you may have become acquainted with the Look for the Signs App (for students) or the mental health guides (for faculty/staff/GSIs) to assist you in helping someone in distress. One component of that help is understanding when a student may be in danger of suicide.

December 21, 2016

Happy New Year! Be Well at Work – Faculty/Staff Health Programs is offering a vast array of workshops, classes and programs this spring to prevent injuries and promote health improvement. Spring 2017 Staff Career Development Workshops open for registration! Hold your spot before winter break ends! PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

December 12, 2016

Take care of yourself, each other and our community

November 22, 2016

Make your holiday parties fun and healthy! UC Berkeley has a long-standing commitment to promoting healthy eating and active living. | UC Retirement Plan (UCRP) Class – The Pension Plan | Spring 2017 Staff Career Development Workshops open for registration!

November 15, 2016

Q: I don’t have a lot of money for food. How can I eat well on a tight budget? A: Unreliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food - aka food insecurity - is an unfortunate reality for many UC students. Food and other basic needs insecurity among students is gaining attention of campus and state leaders, and efforts are underway to improve the problem from many angles.

November 9, 2016

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) counselors have heard from students throughout this election cycle about the impact the rhetoric and conversations are having on their lives, their stress levels and their emotional wellness.

CAPS is working with the Dean of Students office and various advising offices on-campus to find spaces for students to process their reactions to yesterday's election and in some of them there will be counselors available.

October 31, 2016

The student-led Crohn's and Colitis (IBD) Support Group held at the Tang Center is back this semester. 

Upcoming dates: 

  • Friday, November 4
  • Friday, November 18
  • Friday, December 2

The group is held in the Tang Center, on the first floor in the Education Center from 6-7pm. 

October 18, 2016

KEYS Training – What supervisors need to know – The KEYS Risk Management Track trains supervisors in a continuum of skills including creating a healthy workplace, preventing injuries, and managing the disability process. | Does your department have a Computer Workstation Evaluator? The University relies on a network of trained Computer Workstation Evaluators to perform basic workstation evaluations within their own departments. | Does your team have a wellness ambassador? Wellness ambassadors are faculty or staff volunteers who help create a safe and healthy workplace in their unit by committing as little as an hour each month to promote the campus’ health and wellness programs.

October 17, 2016

Q: What is mindful eating? And is it really practical for busy college students? A: I believe that learning to eat mindfully is the key to lifelong healthy food habits. Mindful eating takes practice but it’s not complicated and it doesn’t require lots of time. To understand how mindfulness applies to food, it’s important to first define mindfulness itself.

October 1, 2016

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August 26, 2016

The Tang Center is offering immunization appointments online for new students still trying to complete the immunization mandates due August 1. (Spring deadline February 18, 2017)

If it was impossible for you to receive the vaccine by the August 1 deadline, it is available at the Tang Center. Please schedule an appointment to take care of any outstanding immunization needs online via eTang.

August 25, 2016

A message from UHS Staff: Kim LaPean, Communications Manager and Sarah Gamble, Health Educator/Project Director

August 16, 2016

July 12, 2016

Support During Difficult Times 

June 13, 2016

Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace Training