To further prepare and educate students about mental health and suicide prevention, University Health Services (UHS) offers a program called At-Risk, an online suicide prevention program.
Mental Health News
Important updates about UHS's many Mental Health services.
University Health Services is here to promote and protect the health and well-being of the UW-Madison campus community.
Asking for help is always challenging but students of color often face historical and cultural barriers when trying to access mental health services. The counselors at University Health Services are reaching out to minority student groups in an effort to bridge that gap.
It is important to consider how studying abroad can impact mental health. Culture shock—or cultural adjustment—describes a typical pattern of behavior and psychological changes seen in individuals adjusting to a new culture.
University Health Services (UHS) expanded its mental health services to better accommodate the needs of UW-Madison students.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison was selected as a recipient of the 2016 Healthy Campus Award.
This semester, our campus has seen acts of hate and discrimination on the basis of race, religion, class, gender, and ethnicity. These incidents should not tolerated on our campus — UW-Madison should be an environment where everyone can feel like a safe and respected member of the campus community. We acknowledge the feelings students may […]
To the students of UW-Madison: In the spring of 2015, Madison and our campus community struggled to understand the tragic shooting of Tony Robinson in the context of the killing of many young, black lives across our nation. Racism and its effects are issues that affect many communities across the country and UW-Madison is not […]
At-Risk is an online suicide prevention program designed to respond to student and faculty concerns, and increased suicide prevention education.
College students face many challenges that may affect their mental health and academic performance—including relationship dynamics, academic pressures, and financial struggles—but understanding and honing the ability to identify, express, and manage emotions may be just as important to college success as studying for an exam.