Social Services

About Social Services

specialty, compassionate counselingSocial Services is comprised of a team of multidisciplinary and multicultural professional counselors, dietitians and support staff. 

The Social Services staff will assess a student’s immediate needs, whether they are medical, academic, legal, emotional, financial, or family-related.  

Events

The UHS nutrition team provides regularly scheduled free nutrition events on and around campus:

Eating Disorder and Body Image

Eating disorders are a common problem on college campuses.

Do you think your eating or exercise is getting out of control? Are you concerned about a family member or friend who seems underweight, is restricting food intake, overexercises or vomits after meals? Tang Center offers the following services that can be of help.

Counseling

Social Services provides individual counseling, group counseling, and consultation.

Academic Adjustments and Medical Withdrawals

For academic adjustments related to emotional or psychological issues, please speak directly with your counselor/psychiatrist in Counseling and Psychological Services or Social Services. If you are not in treatment at UHS, we are unable to document your situation.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical nutrition therapy is offered for students with nutrition-related health concerns or conditions, including:

  • Eating disorders and disordered eating
  • Underweight, overweight, and obesity
  • Elevated cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Diabetes or pre-diabetes

Community-Based Support Groups and Meetings

Community-Based Support Groups and Meetings

For a list of groups, including 12-step, that meet on or near campus please select a link to get current information on times and locations.

Download the Support Group Meetings Handout or see the information below.

Nutrition

The UHS registered dietitians provide medical nutrition therapy and nutrition education for any UC Berkeley student.

Services: