Holistic Wellness

The campus organizations, centers, and resources below are designed to support a students holistic wellness from physical to mental health. 

Basic Needs Center

The Basic Needs Center team is committed to fostering belonging and justice on the UC Berkeley campus through a robust model of prevention, intervention and emergency relief efforts. Our efforts aim to combat the structural drivers of basic needs insecurity such as rising income inequality, increasing cost of living, inadequate high school preparation, and more. Using a holistic and systematic approach, we target the different facets of basic needs insecurity on campus in order to consistently reduce the number of students that require emergency resources.

Counseling And Psychological Services (CAPS)

UHS Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) supports the emotional, psychological, educational, social and cultural development of all UC Berkeley students through a wide range of multiculturally based counseling, psychiatric, career, consultation, training and educational services.

Crisis Resources

The link above includes the phone numbers to access urgent drop-in counseling, sexual violence or domestic violence confidential services, support in the event of a campus tragedy or death, and the national crisis /suicide prevention hotlines. 

Self-Care Resources

Develop your mental health toolkit with the free apps and online courses available. 

Social Services

Our confidential counseling services are topic specific and aim to help students strengthen coping skills, problem solve, and identify resources. Social Services is open to all registered UC Berkeley students regardless of their insurance plan. 

Student Parent Program

The Student Parent Center is committed to the holistic support and success of a highly motivated population of undergraduate and graduate students who are engaged scholars, as well as devoted parents at UC Berkeley. The center is a centralized multi-purpose campus resource, where students can seek informed advice, develop leadership skills, engage in informal study groups, nurse babies, change diapers, celebrate achievements, recover from setback, and form lasting friendships.

Tang Center

Also known as University Health Services (UHS). UHS is at the forefront of advancing student health and faculty and staff wellness through health leadership, expertise, and discovery.  Our vision is to be a campus that actively cultivates better health and well-being for all — a place that can actually make you healthier! Through our bold leadership, we develop and implement initiatives that elevate health as essential to campus sustainability, viability, and humanity. We invest in advancements that help students, staff, and faculty be healthier.