The University of Virginia is partnering with a leading telehealth firm with expertise in higher education to get students instantaneous, around-the-clock, free mental health services, starting Monday, October 4th.
A massive project seven years in the making comes to fruition Friday with the unveiling of the University of Virginia’s new, state-of-the-art Student Health and Wellness building. The 165,000-square-foot superstructure houses the four units previously located in the Elson Student Health Center: Medical Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, the Student Disability Access Center, and Health Promotion and Well-being.
Join the Department of Student Health and Wellness on Oct. 15th for a grand opening celebration for UVA students! Food, music, activities within the building, and meet and greets with our staff are just some of the exciting things in store.
UVA Today reached out to Nicole Ruzek, a clinical psychologist who heads Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Virginia, to talk about the latest headlines and how they relate to students at UVA – especially incoming first- and second-year students, who are about to experience a new phase of life.
The University of Virginia is participating in a national study assessing infection, viral shedding and transmission risks among college students who receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. Nicole Ruzek, a clinical psychologist at the Student Health and Wellness Center, talked with UVA Today about the pandemic, recognizing and understanding signs you may be suffering from pandemic fatigue, and ways to stay the course these next months, when the United States will have vaccinations for every adult in the country.