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College is full of excitement, opportunities and also challenges. You’re living in a new place, with new people and new responsibilities. The University of Washington has many services to help you stay healthy – emotionally, mentally and physically – so you can make the most of your time at the UW.

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Get emotional support

Struggling to find the right campus resource? Our staff are content experts on issues from relationship violence, stalking and harassment, to alcohol and other drugs and emotional health. We also provide trainings and education in living communities and on campus.


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Talk with a counselor

At the Counseling Center, you can talk with a psychologist or mental health counselor or get crisis help right away. And there’s no charge for most of our services.

Contact the Counseling Center

Hall Health Center

Feel better

Got a cold? Hurt your arm? Just not feeling right? Hall Health physicians and nurse practitioners can help you get back on the road to healthy.


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Explore mental health at Hall Health

Hall Health offers many mental health services, including counseling, crisis intervention, medication evaluation, group therapy and support groups, mindfulness meditation and more.

Explore services

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Exercise and have fun

From rock climbing to cardio, basketball to kayaking, swimming to golf, and intramural sports to mindfulness. UW Recreation has options for everyone.

Explore recreation

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Get emergency medical help

If you’re feeling ill or have an injury on an evening or weekend, contact the after-hours, no-cost consulting nurse service available to students at 206-744-2500. If you are in a life-threatening situation, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Visit UW Medical Center Emergency Dept.

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Call for emotional crisis help

If you need to talk with someone right way, call King County Crisis Clinic. We offer telephone-based 24-hour crisis care, including suicide intervention.

Contact King County Crisis Clinic

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Find UW mental health resources

Everybody goes through ups and downs. Watch this video to learn how to get help when you need it. When you’re a Husky, you’re not alone.

Watch video on Mental Health at UW