University COVID-19 Update

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Welcome to Campus Wellness

Campus Wellness is here to help all students at the University of Waterloo. Our professionals provide primary medical care and mental health services using an inclusive, connected, and collaborative approach.

You can find the Health Services building across from the Student Life Centre (SLC) or by calling 519-888-4096. You can find Counselling Services at Needles Hall North, 2nd floor or by calling 519-888-4567 ext. 32655. See our Hours page for more information about specific service hours.

rainbow flagOur offices are a place where human rights are respected and where LGBTQ+ people, and their friends and allies, are welcome and supported.

  1. Sep. 1, 2020Campus Wellness—Fall Service Update

    Campus Wellness (Counselling Services and Health Services) remains open with alternative processes in place in response to the COVID-19 situation. To book an appointment please call ahead, no appointments will be booked in-person.

    To book an appointment with:

  2. July 6, 2020Campus Wellness – Changes in Service Notice

    At this time Campus Wellness (Counselling Services and Health Services) remains open with shortened hours and alternative processes in place in response to the ever changing COVID-19 situation. In consultations with Public Health and medical experts we will be moving toward with the following new measures as of Tuesday, March 17, 2020. To book an appointment with Counselling Services please call, 519-888-4567 ext. 32655 and to book an appointment with Health Services please call, 519-888-4096.

  3. Sep. 15, 2020Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Tuesday, September 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed Tuesday, September 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please feel free to leave us a message or call back after 11:30 a.m.
    If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

    General emergency contacts

    • UW Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
    • or 9-1-1

    Hospital information

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  1. Sep. 30, 2020Mastering Low Mood: Learning Skills from CBT
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    Depression is a whole-body illness: It involves the body, mood, and thoughts. In this group, members learn how to recognize, understand and better manage patterns of feeling, thinking and behaving to help them live a more satisfying life.

    Length: 8 weekly sessions. 

    Individuals must be referred by a regulated health professional on campus. 

  2. Sep. 30, 2020Zen Out: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

    Do you want help better understanding your thoughts and emotions? Do you actively seek relief from feelings of distress?

    If so, consider attending this group.  Mindfulness is a mental state and therapeutic technique attained by purposefully focusing your awareness on the present moment, while calmly and without judgement acknowledging your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.

  3. Sep. 30, 2020Skills for Safer Living (SFSL) – Suicidal Ideation Group
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    Are you struggling with persistent thoughts of suicide? 

    Learn ways to understand the feelings related to these thoughts and start to decrease the frequency and intensity of suicidal thoughts. 

    Wondering how to make these changes?

    Learn skills to live life more safely through crisis de-escalation, emotional literacy, problem solving and relationship management.

    Be open to the possibility of a different way of thinking and feeling. 

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  1. Sep. 4, 2019UW Co-op Connection: Combatting Loneliness While on Co-op
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    Marina Angel, a 3rd year co-op student, shares her story with loneliness on co-op and how she combated isolation. Loneliness is a common feeling for university students, and can affect your mental wellness and ability to cope in new environments. Learn more about Co-op Connection and how you can stay connected to campus.

  2. Aug. 28, 2019Welcome wellness into your new school year
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    Tips from Campus Wellness for leading a better-balanced lifestyle

  3. Aug. 14, 2019Our Family Health Clinic
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    One of the many services offered at UW’s Health Services is the Family Health Clinic. This clinic was created to support family members of registered University of Waterloo undergraduate and graduate students, visiting scholars, and post-doctorates. This clinic provides family members (parents, spouses, children) their primary health care (prenatal, well child, chronic illness management, urgent illness) so they are not left having to seek routine care provision through emergency rooms and walk-in clinics.

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