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.
If you are a faculty or staff member who is seeking personal health care or mental health support, please see the Employee Assistance Program or contact Occupational Health. If you are looking for information about the Healthy Workplace Committee, please see the Healthy Workplace website.
- May 14, 2018
Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed in the morning on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, for an all-staff meeting. Our offices will reopen at 1:00 p.m. For urgent situations during this time, please call Campus Police at extension 22222, or Here 24/7 at 1-844-437-3247.
- Apr. 26, 2018
On Tuesday, May 1st, Counselling Services support will be provided exclusively at our Health Services location on the second floor instead of our regular location of Needles Hall North, Second Floor. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Counselling Services support will be back at the regular location on Wednesday, May 2.
- Apr. 16, 2018
Campus Wellness is pleased to publish our Spring 2018 Strategic Initiatives Report. This report includes key service numbers, including service usage numbers, staffing levels, and program information; as well as progress made towards our Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives.
For more information, see the Strategic Initiatives Report.
- May 23, 2018
What is cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)?
CBT is a widely used, evidence-based approach often used for depression. CBT focuses on helping you change unhelpful thoughts, unpleasant feelings and problematic behaviours, such as avoidance. The focus is on the present and helping you see how negative thoughts can lead to distressing feelings and problem behaviours and supporting you to replace unhelpful thoughts with adaptive thoughts and healthier behaviours.
Who can benefit from attending?
- May 23, 2018
Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.
Learn how to:
- Identify unhelpful thinking patterns
- Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts
- Think in a more balanced way
- Relax using mindfulness strategies
Register on LEADS.
- May 24, 2018
What is cognitive-behavioural therapy?
CBT is a widely used, evidence-based approach to treating anxiety. This approach can help you understand the relationship between your feelings, thoughts, and behaviours, and how these experiences interact to maintain anxiety.
The focus of CBT is:
- May 22, 2018
While it may not be high on the list of things that you look forward to doing, planning meals can make life much easier and can also save you time and money. You’ll be amazed at how much less stressful meals can be if you sit down for 10 minutes once a week to figure out what you’re going to eat and write out a shopping list before going to the store. Here are more tips.
- May 15, 2018
When the temperatures get warmer in the spring and summer it is especially important to make sure you are staying cool and hydrated to avoid conditions like dehydration or heat stroke. Follow our tips for keeping cool this summer:
- May 8, 2018
Do you have Asthma? Did you know a Respiratory Therapist from St. Mary’s General Hospital comes to Health Services regularly to assist students in managing their asthma?