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.
University Health Services (UHS) hired three additional staff members in 2016 to join the End Violence on Campus (EVOC) unit to expand violence prevention and survivor services.
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 […]
The statistics surrounding sexual assaults on college campuses are alarming. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. More than 90 percent of campus sexual assaults go unreported. Action needs to be taken to assuage fear, prevent future assaults, and instill […]
STI awareness: Protecting your parts and your partners’ parts April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Month, and look no further than University Health Services (UHS) for answers to your burning STI questions. People ages 15 to 24 who have sex are at the greatest risk for contracting an STI. The Sexual Health Clinic at UHS […]