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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.

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.

  1. May 14, 2018Campus Wellness locations will be closed in the morning on Tuesday, May 29

    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.

  2. Apr. 26, 2018Counselling Services supports located in Health Services building on Tuesday, May 1

    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.

  3. Apr. 16, 2018Spring 2018 Campus Wellness Strategic Initiatives Report Published

    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.

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  1. May 29, 2018Overcoming Social Anxiety: A Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy GroupOvercoming Social Anxiety

    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:

  2. May 30, 2018Coping Skills Seminar - Managing EmotionsCoping Skills Seminar - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

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

    Managing Emotions

    Learn how to:

    • Identify emotional triggers
    • Regulate emotions with self-soothing, coping thoughts, and grounding
    • Increase pleasurable activities
    • Relax using guided imagery visualization

    Register on LEADS.

  3. May 30, 2018Preventing Depression Relapse: A Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy GroupPreventing Depression Relapse

    Do you cycle into low mood and depression?

    This skills-based group offers evidence-based therapy that helps sustain recovery from depression and decrease risk of relapse.

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an empirically validated group treatment program that is specifically designed to help individuals who have recovered from depression, to avoid future relapse.
    The primary prevention skills are mindfulness-based practices and the focus of therapy is in prevention of relapses.

    Who can join this group?

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  1. May 22, 2018Meal planning tips to save you time and money noodles

    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.

  2. May 15, 2018Staying cool in the summer sunglasses on a beach towel

    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:

  3. May 8, 2018Respiratory Therapist Available at Health ServicesRespiratory therapist with student

    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?

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