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Health and Wellness Resources

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College is full of excitement, opportunities and also challenges. HFS and UW have a number of services that support students’ emotional and mental health, so you can make the most of your time here.

Residential Life resources

If you would like help exploring options, a good place to start is with your RA or CA. RAs and CAs are well-versed on campus resources and can help you access them.

UW health and wellness services

Husky Health & Wellbeing is the website for all UW-Seattle health services. Explore the site to learn about and to access the many health and wellness resources available to you including:

Mental health

Mental health care is available at two locations—the Counseling Center and Hall Health. Both locations offer a safe and inclusive environment to explore the challenges of life and learning through a range of services from individual counseling, groups, workshops and referrals off-campus.

Medical care and health insurance

Medical care is available to students at Hall Health Center, located across from the HUB in the center of UW Seattle’s campus. Hall Health can also help you understand and access health insurance.

Livewell

LiveWell’s mission is to empower students with the knowledge and skills to make informed choices during their time at UW and beyond. Whether you have concerns about alcohol and other drugs, want to speak with a confidential advocate, or want to schedule a training for your community, visit the LiveWell website.

Safety

In an emergency, call 911.

For non-emergencies, you can contact the UW Police Department or call 206.685.UWPD (8973). 

SafeCampus is the University of Washington’s violence-prevention and response program. You can call SafeCampus anytime to anonymously discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself or others. For 24/7 support call SafeCampus at 206.685.7233.

Recreation

Adequate sleep, nourishing food and movement can help you thrive as a student at UW. Explore the Recreation at UW section of the Husky Health and Wellbeing site for more information.