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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. May 31, 2018New Wellness Resources Database now availablePerson using computer

  2. June 18, 2018Campus Wellness locations will be closed Tuesday, June 19 between 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed in the morning on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, for an all-staff meeting. Our offices will reopen at 11:30 a.m. For urgent situations during this time, please call Campus Police at extension 22222, or Here 24/7 at 1-844-437-3247.

  3. 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.

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  1. June 25, 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.

  2. June 26, 2018Coping Skills Seminar - Strengthening MotivationCoping Skills Seminars - 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.

    Strengthening Motivation

    Learn how to:

    • Solve problems more effectively
    • Set achievable goals
    • Overcome obstacles and increase chances for success
    • Relax using progressive muscle relaxation

    Register on LEADS.

  3. June 27, 2018Coping Skills Seminar - Cultivating ResiliencyCoping 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.

    Cultivating Resiliency

    Learn how to:

    • Develop healthier self-care habits
    • Shift unhelpful mindsets
    • Deal with disappointment
    • Motivate yourself after failure
    • Relax using breathing techniques

    Register on LEADS.

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  1. June 19, 2018Study break exercises you can do at a deskcartoon woman doing yoga

    When you are focused on studying or getting that latest assignment done, it can be easy to sit down and look up only to see several hours have passed without noticing. But long periods of sitting have been shown to be detrimental to both our physical and mental health. Try to take a physical activity break at least once an hour with these exercises that can be done at or near your desk.

  2. June 12, 2018Making friends and finding a sense of belongingfriends talking

    A sense of belonging to a greater community can improve your motivation, health, and happiness. Studies demonstrate that a sense of social belonging can affect motivation and continued persistence, even on impossible tasks. That is, if you don't feel like you belong, you are both less motivated and less likely to hang in there in the face of obstacles.  

    If you are feeling lonely or like you don’t belong it is important to remember:

  3. June 5, 2018Grocery shopping tipsGrocery store aisle

    When you keep your kitchen stocked with healthy food, you’re more likely to eat better, so shop for groceries regularly. Before you go, have your menu planned and shopping list written out. One more thing: don’t shop with an empty stomach!

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