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UWellness – Stress Less

Counseling Resources

We understand – life can be stressful! Whether you need to talk to someone, take a stress-relief break at lunch, or seek long-term help, use these convenient resources to manage your stress for a healthier you.

Your UW Medical Insurance

All UW-paid plans for UW faculty and staff offer mental health counseling as well as chemical dependency coverage. Be sure to connect with your primary physician for support and referrals.

UW CareLink

UW CareLink offers a wide range of services that can help you manage the different stages of life and develop a healthy lifestyle. Battling stress or other issues? Take advantage of in-person assessment and short-term counseling by a local professional, with up to five free sessions per concern. Counselors are available 24/7. Call toll-free: 866-598-3978 (TTY: 877-334-0489)

Hall Health Services

Hall Health Center is an on-campus outpatient clinic offering high-quality health care and wellness services to employees. Services include individual and couples counseling and therapy, group therapy and support groups, mindfulness meditation, and more. Hall Health Center accepts most major health insurance plans.

Spiritual Care

Need spiritual care to help you manage stress with a faith-based approach? UW Medicine's chaplains are trained to serve the spiritual needs of our diverse community. The Department of Spiritual Care at Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center offers culturally sensitive emotional and spiritual support to staff, regardless of religious, faith, or spiritual tradition.

Counseling Center

Learn about stress management, how to cope with seasonal depression, and ways to handle life transitions through insightful presentations by Counseling Center staff members.