Welcome to Campus Wellness

You can find Health Services at 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 addition, 2nd floor or by calling 519-888-4567 ext. 32655. See our Hours page for more information about specific service hours.

Campus Wellness is here to help all students at the University of Waterloo. Our professionals in Health Services and Counselling Services provide primary medical care and mental health services using a connected and collaborative approach. We provide compassionate, caring, and inclusive services to the University community. 

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.

 

  1. May 18, 2017Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Victoria Day

    Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Victoria Day holiday (Monday, May 22, 2017). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
     
    If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:
     
    General emergency contacts

  2. Apr. 21, 2017Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives Report Published

    Campus Wellness is pleased to publish our Spring 2017 Strategic Initiatives Report. This report includes key service numbers, including service usage numbers, staffing levels, and program information. The report also includes progress made towards our Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives and the 2012 Mental Health Review recommendations.

    For more information, see the Strategic Initiatives Report.

  3. Feb. 10, 2017NCHA survey results now available

    The results of the 2016 National College Health Assessment II survey are now available. This survey is administered every three years at the University of Waterloo and is coordinated through Campus Wellness. The survey provides the largest known comprehensive data set on the health of university students. The University of Waterloo uses this data to inform changes to our Campus Wellness programming and services.

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  1. May 29, 2017Coping Skills Seminar - Strengthening MotivationPencil crayons arranged in a rainbow

    Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

    Strengthening Motivation

    Learn how to:

  2. May 30, 2017Developing Your Compassionate MindA drop of water in a pond.

    Why practice self-compassion?

    Self-compassion has been shown to be a key factor in coping with daily stressors, in the treatment of issues such as depression, anxiety, and trauma, and in a broader sense, cultivating resiliency.

    This workshop will present with information on how to develop self-compassion and will be invited to participate in reflection and writing exercises, mindfulness meditation, and engage in open discussions.

    Who can benefit from this workshop?

  3. May 30, 2017Coping Skills Seminar - Cultivating ResiliencyPencil crayons arranged in a rainbow

    Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our Coping Skills Seminars.

    Cultivating Resiliency

    Learn how to:

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  1. May 16, 2017Party smart this long weekendLake at night with campfire

    It’s the first long weekend of the summer and you’ve got plans: Maybe you’re to go to a friend’s cottage, exploring the great outdoors and camping, or even heading to a friend’s for a backyard campfire. If alcoholic drinks are a part of your celebrations, consider the following.

  2. May 9, 2017Wellness podcast and app recommendationsHeadphones in flowers

    Podcasts and apps can be an excellent complement to your self-care routine. The Campus Wellness blog will be posting recommendations for podcasts and apps that might help you find motivation or cope with stress.

  3. May 2, 2017Five tips for self-careGirl making a heart out of sparklers

    Self-care is the practice of taking care of your physical and psychological needs. When you practice self-care consistently you are more able to weather the ups and downs of life. Periods of stress are unavoidable for most, so regularly practicing self-care ensures you are equipped with a toolbox of strategies to help you get through them.

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