Healthy living is a strategy that supports academic and personal success.
Your wellbeing is crucial to your success as a student. The journey to wellbeing looks different for each of us, and UMass has lots of resources to help you find your way
START HERE. Learn about the eight dimensions of wellbeing, and which UMass resources fit into each. This page contains a full list of wellbeing programs and services available to you.
Counseling Groups and Workshops
Here you’ll find drop-in counseling and conversation spaces open to all UMass Amherst students.
This program offers free, friendly Zoom sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH).
Mindfulness is a powerful tool to help you stay calm, focused, and on track for academic success.
University Health Services
In addition to general medicine, routine care, and primary care, UHS provides the UMass campus community with a wide variety of specialty health services.
Campus Recreation provides comprehensive recreation opportunities, as well as other programs, services, and facilities. They actively promote and encourage a lifelong commitment to health and wellbeing.
Center for Health Promotion
The Center for Health Promotion advances healthy living as a strategy that supports academic and personal success.
Center for Counseling and Psychological Health
Confidential services include crisis intervention, short-term psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families, support and therapy groups, psychological assessment, behavioral medicine, psychiatric services and eating disorders consultations.
I’m not feeling well. What should I do?
Contact University Health Services about your options and next steps.
I’m struggling and need to talk to someone.
Needing extra support during your time in college is common. Friends, relatives, and advisors are all people to lean on when things feel heavy. The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) is also a wonderful resource for all students. If you are feeling like you need help right away or are experiencing a crisis, please reach out for 24-hour crisis support by calling the main CCPH phone line at (413) 545-2337.
Where can I learn more about fitness and healthy eating?
The Campus Recreation Fitness page has information about nutrition advising, personal training, group fitness, and other related resources.