In the same way we all experience fluctuating physical health, we may also experience an occurrence that impacts our mental well-being at any point in our lives. For some, these difficulties may be temporary and resolve with lifestyle changes and support from friends and family. Others may be living with more enduring mental well-being challenges that require additional support. If you are experiencing problems that are affecting your studies or general well-being, check out the services that are available to you.
Better Together emphasizes the importance of students connecting with one another to strengthen their emotional wellness. Follow UC Better Together on Facebook to stay connected.
BustMyStress provides students with weekly emails that address stress-management tips and UChicago-specific events and services that support students in managing stress.
Kognito At-Risk for College Students
Kognito is a thirty-minute online mental health simulation in which users engage in interactive exercises to learn how to recognize warning signs of psychological distress and encourage students to seek help. Use your UChicago email and the enrollment key "chicago16" when signing up.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour training designed to give participants the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Mindfulness Meditation courses are open to all UChicago community members and include instruction and practice of mindfulness meditation and other mind/body techniques to help reduce stress.
Mind Over Matter
Mind Over Matter is a branch of the Peer Health Advocates who are dedicated to empowering UChicago students to be aware of their mental well-being and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health.
Stress Kits provide students with stress-relieving supplies that may be checked out for events, study breaks, House meetings, and more.
Wellness Coaching takes a holistic approach to examining how personal well-being interacts with your values, goals, and motivations. If you are considering changes to optimize your personal health and wellness or looking to positively shift certain aspects of your life, Wellness Coaching might be a good fit for you.