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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

June 19, 2017

University Health Services (UHS) 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. 

June 16, 2017

My life sucks! I’ve been working so hard to come to Cal, and my parents don’t understand this isn’t high school anymore. In high school, I took hard classes, but there wasn’t nearly as much competition as here at Berkeley. They just don’t understand that I can’t get straight As anymore. They’re going to freak out if they ever see my report cards. Can I make it so they can’t see my grades? I don’t want to lie to them! Help me please.”

June 2, 2017

"Summer's coming and I want to get outdoors and to the gym more. I hate going alone though! What are some tips on roping my friends into coming with?"

May 22, 2017

Having issues logging into the eTang portal?

We are working diligently with campus on a permanent solution to the issue, but in the meantime following these steps allows most students to log on:

May 19, 2017

Surviving a Long Distance Relationship 101

May 16, 2017

UC Walks for Wellness on June 16

May 12, 2017

I just don’t understand. I was close friends with someone last year, and now we don’t even talk anymore. How can two people share so many wonderful memories and disappear the next? Should I try to reconnect with this person or would that be awkward?

May 5, 2017

"My parents have been super supportive over the last 5 years. I'm graduating this May but am broke and exhausted. What are some ways that I can still show them appreciation?"

May 4, 2017

At University Health Services (UHS), we believe that affordable healthcare is a right for all. We are strong supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many in our community are worried about the proposed repeal of ACA and how that may impact them and their families. We wanted to explain how these changes may or may not affect insurance at UC Berkeley.

April 28, 2017

"Help! My first year is about to end and I need to find a place to stay asap. What are some strategies that people use to find roommates or look for places to stay? I need to maximize my reach at this point!"

April 21, 2017

"I am feeling burnt out right now and could use some time to myself. The problem is that I am an extrovert by nature and people have gotten used to me having my dorm room door open and just stopping by. It's already difficult enough living with so many other people, but now that the stress of the semester is high, I'm overwhelmed. What are some ideas that I can use to get some alone time?"
UC Berkeley has been informed that students at other UC campuses have been the target of a fraud scheme as members of the University of California student insurance plan, UC SHIP. UC SHIP is currently investigating.