While we are (hopefully) at the tail end of this winter season and nearing the midpoint of the semester, it is important to remember that success also means supporting a healthy mind, body, and spirit. The resources listed here address multiple aspects of student wellness: mental health and safety, personal life, financial and academic.

Are your career possibilities ahead stressing you out? Be sure to check out career services to help guide you if you are feeling lost. They offer help such as connecting with resources listing open job postings, helping with the job application process, and even provide resources helping study for the Bar Exam!

Mental health counseling is available to all enrolled law students and recent graduates as they transition out of school. This service is confidential and free of charge! You can sit down with a qualified counselor and find the resources you need.

Another aspect that can help mental health is personal wellness; this means a focus on physical health, social life, and spiritual practices. The UW system provides a wide variety of resources to help grow these areas in your life. From recreation opportunities, multicultural events, even mindfulness guided practices!

Having a better sense of financial wellness can also help with mental health, the Law School offers variety of workshops and webinars that can help with student loans, grants, scholarships, and loan repayment strategies.

And don’t forget that the library offers a variety of tools to help students beyond just books and databases. Available to students are study rooms when just having some personal space is necessary as well as a variety of other items at the circulation desk, including moods lights for a little Vitamin D bump, board games for a bit of fun with friends, or grab some ping pong paddles for a quick match!

If this is an emergency

If you are concerned for your immediate safety or for the safety of someone else,
get help as soon as possible.

Call 911 or contact the UHS 24-hour Crisis Services for immediate attention.

Submitted by Scott Park on February 29, 2024

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