On-Campus Resources:

  1. UHS Tang Center: https://uhs.berkeley.edu or (510) 642-9494

    1. 2222 Bancroft Way #4300, Berkeley, CA 94720

      1. Can find necessary health information from how to make an appointment to insurance information. 

  2. Counseling and Psychology Services at the Tang Center: https://uhs.berkeley.edu/counseling/counseling-and-psychological-services-caps/about or call (510) 642-9494 or visit the Tang Center to initiate a counseling service.

    1. Summary: CAPS offers short term counseling for academic, career, and personal issues and also offers psychiatry services for circumstances when medication can help with counseling. There is no charge to get started, and all registered students can access services regardless of their insurance plan.

      1.  Tang Center offers 5 FREE counseling sessions for everyone, regardless of insurance status.

      2. CAPS hours are currently 10 am- 4 pm Mon- Friday

  3. Social Services at the Tang Center: https://uhs.berkeley.edu/social-services or call (510) 642-6074

    1. Summary: Confidential counseling services are topic-specific (listed on their website) and aim to help students strengthen coping skills, problem solve, and identify resources. Social Services is open to all registered UC Berkeley students regardless of your insurance plan.

  4. Student-to-Student Peer Counseling: https://sspc.berkeley.edu to make an appointment

    1. SSPC provides free one-on-one, confidential, walk-in and phone-in services to UC Berkeley students.

    2. Open 10 am - 4 pm at Eshleman Hall, Room 312E

  5. After-hours support 24/7 line: (855) 817-5667


Off-Campus/Online Resources:

  1. Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a free crisis counselor 24/7 or go online at https://www.crisistextline.org to see more information.

  2. betterhelp: https://www.betterhelp.com/about/

    1. Summary: An online platform that makes professional counseling accessible, affordable, convenient - to anyone who struggles with life’s challenges can get help, anytime, anywhere

  3. TalkSpace: https://www.talkspace.com

    1. Summary: An online platform that matches you with an online therapist within your budget.


Stress Management Resources:

  1. Be Well Cal: https://uhs.berkeley.edu/bewell

    1. Summary: Offer information about how to take care of yourself in terms of wellness. The website offers tips on how to best handle stress and workload of being at Cal. 

  2. Tang Massage Chair: 2222 Bancroft Way #4300, Berkeley, CA 94720

    1. Located on the second floor, provides free 15 minute massages! 

  3. Nap Spaces around campus: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1bO9f05vuyv84Rdvx6zce5izuPMs& hl=en_US

Health and Wellness Resources