Your Health

NCHA-ACHA survey launches March 5

University Health Services has launched a new survey and invited both graduate and undergraduate students to participate. If you were chosen to participate you would have received a link in your email. Participants will be entered to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

UHS offers many options for women’s reproductive health

Contraception options are available through University Health Services and affordable at little to no cost at all. Contraception can be used for pregnancy prevention and/or health benefits unrelated to sexual activity, such as cancer prevention, acne control and improvement in menstrual bleeding and cramps.

Eating disorder awareness week

UHS is hosting a free screening of “All of Me,” a documentary about eating disorders. Following the film will be a panel discussion featuring students in recovery, clinicians and the UHS Eating Disorder Coordinator.

Ways to achieve wellness on campus

UWell is a campus-wide effort committed to benefiting and promoting wellness on campus. Visit the website to learn how you can get involved and get a list of wellness-focused events coming up. Explore the seven dimensions of wellness.

New online portal for students offers personalized resources and tools

University Health Services has created a student connection portal called YOU@WISC, designed to build resilience and foster campus connections. Divided into three key areas — succeed, thrive, matter — YOU@WISC offers personalized online tools and campus resources.


Photo: flu shot

Don’t let the flu trip you up this semester: Get a free shot

Drop in to UHS 6th floor Green Clinic this week to protect yourself from the flu bug that’s still going around. Students can drop in, no appointment necessary, for a free flu shot from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day through Friday.

UWell: Living Well. Being Well.

There are seven dimensions that make up wellness here at UW-Madison: Career and Academic, Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Physical, Social and Spiritual. Through UWell you are able to find ways to improve the areas of your choosing.

UW students save lives with suicide prevention training

Three third-year pharmacy students have created an on-campus training program to teach student pharmacists to recognize warning signs in suicidal patients, using the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) framework. Learn more about their efforts to prevent suicide.

Complete At-Risk program for a chance at an Amazon gift card

Be entered to win an Amazon gift card by completing the At-Risk program by December 15th. This interactive training program teaches students how to recognize signs of distress in their peers, respond appropriately and refer to mental health resources.

Food insecure students face more than just hunger

It is estimated that 20 percent of students at four-year institutions are food insecure, meaning they lack reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. Learn more about students facing these challenges and food security resources on campus.