Social Services

Counseling

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

Self Care Resources

Below are some self care resources for anyone regardless of where they are on their self care journey.

Nutrition Events

Zoom links and the most up-to-date times are on the calendar below. Drop-In Nutrition Counseling

Meet with a registered dietitian over video or phone for general nutrition concerns. These 15-minute sessions are free and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fall 2021

Wednesdays, 2-3pm | Zoom: bit.ly/nutritionwednesdays Thursdays, 1:15-2:15pm | Zoom: bit.ly/nutritionthursdays Fridays, 10:45-11:45pm | Zoom: bit.ly/nutritionfridays Talk Food with Us!

Join the student Nutrition Outreach Workers (NOW) for a...

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.

The staff then works with the student to develop a plan to meet...

Meet the Social Services Staff

specialty, compassionate counselingSocial Services Counseling Staff The UHS Social Services Counseling staff provides compassionate, specialty counseling. Support services include alcohol and other drugs, chronic medical conditions and new diagnoses, eating disorders and body image, medical withdrawal administration, nutrition, pregnancy resources and referrals, relationship violence, stalking, sexual...

Nutrition

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

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.

Eating Disorders

About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are behavioral conditions characterized by severe and persistent disturbance in eating behaviors and associated distressing thoughts and emotions. Although we don’t know exactly what causes eating disorders, genetics, trauma, and societal pressures all contribute to their development. People experiencing mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, trauma/PTSD, or addiction, may engage in disordered eating as a way to cope.

Body dissatisfaction is a major contributor to the development of eating...

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Social Services offers a range of alcohol and other drug-related services, supporting a spectrum of harm reduction goals for individuals and our campus community.

There is no charge to get started, and all registered students can access services regardless of their insurance plan.

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.