Social 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.

Nutrition Services

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

Alcohol and Other Drugs Counseling

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.

Meet the Social Services Staff

specialty, compassionate counseling

Social 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...

Nutrition

When you are managing a busy life of school, friends, family, fun, and other responsibilities, who has time to think about what you are going to eat every day?


Consistently eating nutrient-rich foods is beneficial, not just for your health, but also for your well-being. Eating a wide variety of nutritious foods helps increase your energy and stamina, and also helps decrease your health risk for chronic diseases. The following resources and links can help you get started on the road to nutritious eating!

Counseling

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

Eating Disorders Treatment at UHS

Do you think your eating or exercise is getting out of control?

Do you experience stress around your eating and exercise habits? Do you find yourself feeling preoccupied with your weight, body shape and size, and food choices? Are you concerned about a family member or friend who seems underweight, is restricting food intake, overexercises, or vomits after meals? University Health Services offers the following services that can be of help.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical nutrition visits are offered for students with nutrition-related health concerns or conditions, including:

Eating disorders and disordered eating Elevated cholesterol and blood pressure Gastrointestinal problems Diabetes or pre-diabetes The UHS Nutrition Team is aligned with the Health at Every Size philosophy and promotes a weight-neutral approach to health. Our dietitians are open to discussing patients' weight-related concerns but will not prescribe weight-loss diets or meal plans.

Medical nutrition appointments are offered via phone...

Better Body Image Workshop

August 24, 2016
Free Workshop for Better Body Image Dates: Friday, September 9th and Friday, September 16th Time: 1:10-3 pm Location: UHS Tang Center (2222 Bancroft Way), Room 3220 Snacks will be served

This two-part workshop will help you resist cultural pressures to conform to ideal standards of beauty. The material presented is from The Body Project, a research-based program that has been implemented on over 100 high school and college campuses in North America. Attendees qualify to be peer leaders. Spread the love! All female-identified students are welcome.

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Nutrition Events

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. The schedule is subject to change. For the most up-to-date information and Zoom link, click on the events on the calendar below.

Thursdays, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Fridays, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Food Demo Pop-ups

The UHS Nutrition Team provides food demonstrations at various spots on campus during the fall...