Your Health

UHS welcomes Mandarin-speaking counselor 徐薇喬

Wei-Chiao Hsu will be providing counseling in Mandarin and English at UHS for students struggling with concerns related to international transition, relationship difficulties, academic and career issues, grief and loss, as well as mental illness.

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UHS offers tips on time management, test anxiety and more

Three workshops hosted by UHS will provide participants with information and strategies to confront common challenges and enhance your academic success. Mark your calendar and register today for these free workshops.

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.

 

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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.