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Also see: UHS Faculty/Staff Health Programs providing services including employee assistance, disability assistance, ergonomics, health and wellness, work-related medical treatment and work/life services. The A-Z listing below lists our services by topic area.


Faculty/staff reference to assist students in distress
Request What To Do
Accommodating work restrictions See Disability Management Services.
Active at Work Get moving. Find resources from Health*Matters to be active at work.
Alcohol/Drug Abuse Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance. Also see Campus Alcohol Policies and Resources.
Advance Directives See Put It In Writing resources pages by American Hospital Association.
After hours: when Tang is closed See After Hours Assistance.
Anger management Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance.
Anxiety Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance. For online assessment, go to UHS Online Anxiety Screening.
Appointments See Appointment Information to schedule or cancel appointments.
Americans with Disabilities Act See Disability Management Services.
Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) See Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).
Avian flu See UC Berkeley Pandemic Flu Preparedness. Also see online Health Topic Avian flu (or "Bird Flu").
Back injury prevention See Resources for People Who Lift. Also see Healthy Office: Back Basics.
Back injury treatment Call (510) 642-6891 to schedule an appointment with the Occupational Health Clinic for a work-related injury.
Blood donations See Blood Drives at UC Berkeley.
Breast cancer
See Cal for the Cure to find current events, resources for support, and early detection education.
Breast health See online health topic: Breast Health Education.
Breastfeeding support See Breastfeeding Support Program for information on breastfeeding classes, breast pumps (sold at cost) and lactation rooms on campus.
Business Travel Insurance See Business Travel Insurance.
CACDC The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Dependent Care (CACDC)
Calendar of events UHS Calendar of Events for faculty, staff and students.
California Fair Employment Housing Act See California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
CARE Services for Faculty and Staff CARE Services is the university's Employee Assistance Program. Call CARE Services at (510) 643-7754 for a confidential appointment or consultation.
Career development See Career Development at Berkeley
Also see Career Counseling for Staff and Faculty
Also see Career Counseling Public Program.
Career Counseling Library See Career Counseling Library for information.
Change management Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance.
Classes and workshops See Workshops and Resources for the current schedule of workshops and programs, full descriptions, and enrollment information.

Faculty and staff can enroll in campus training and classes at the UCB Learning Center:
1. Log-in to Blu with your CalNet ID
2. Click on the UCB Learning Center at the bottom of the self-service section.
3. Type the class name or course code in the search box.
Classes for departments See Department Training for Faculty & Staff for a list of training and classes available from UHS Faculty/Staff Programs.
Computer ergonomics See Ergonomics.
Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program See Ergonomics.
Computer Workstation Assessment Form See Computer Workstation Assessment Form (for use by Department Computer Workstation Evaluators) Format: PDF, Microsoft Word, HTML
Computer workstation evaluations See How can I get a computer workstation evaluation?
Conflict resolution See The Staff Ombuds Office.
Construction, Health & The Health & Construction Workgroup advocates for faculty, staff and students affected by campus construction.
Consultation Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance with troubled employees, challenging work group dynamics, and other behavioral concerns.
Cooking healthy resources See Cook Well Berkeley.
Coping with Trauma See Coping with Trauma.
Counseling Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for a confidential appointment.
Couples/Relationships/Family Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for a confidential appointment.
Crisis, assisting students Call Counseling and Psychological Services at (510) 642-9494 to consult with a counselor. Also see: How to Assist the Distressed Student.
Death response guidelines See UC Berkeley Guidelines for Responding to Death. Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for psychological support for affected faculty and staff.
Depression Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for a confidential appointment. For online assessment, go to UHS Online Depressions Screening.
Depression concerns about a student Call Counseling and Psychological Services at (510) 642-9494 to consult with a counselor. Also see: How to Assist the Distressed Student.
Depression: Look for the Signs Look for the Signs is a depression education campaign currently underway on campus.
Depression Awareness and Suicide Prevention Online Training

Click here for training. You will learn about student mental health trends and how to recognize and respond when a student is in distress, needs help, or may be thinking about suicide.

Click here for Depression Awareness Day 2012 information.

Directions to Tang See driving, public transporation, and parking info for directions to the Tang Center. Also see directions from off-campus locations.
Disability accommodations See Disability Management Services. Also see: Resources for People with Disabilities
Disability Management Services See Disability Management Services.
Eat Well Berkeley See Eat Well Berkeley Catering Program
See Eat Well Berkeley Campus Snack Vending
See Eat Well Berkeley participating restaurants
Elder Care Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for a confidential appointment with an eldercare counselor. See Elder Care Program.
Emergencies For life-threatening emergencies, call 911.
For injuries occuring at work, come directly to Urgent Care at Tang. Urgent Care parking and entrance is located on Durant Avenue between Fulton and Ellsworth Streets.

When Urgent Care is not open, go to the nearest hospital emergency department. From campus, the closest hospital is Alta Bates Hospital, 2450 Ashby Ave, just east of Telegraph.
Also see Emergency and Crisis.
Emergency/Crisis Call CARE Services at (510) 643-7754. When CARE Services is closed, confidential messages may also be left 24 hours a day and a counselor will respond on the next business day. Also see Emergency/Crisis for crisis hotlines and referral information.
Employee health concerns Frequently Asked Questions about Workplace Health Concerns for UC Berkeley Employees
Employment opportunities See Join the Team.
Ergonomics See Ergonomics to find out about the campus ergonomics program for faculty and staff, including resources for computer users, computer workstation evaluators, laboratory researchers, supervisors and managers, people who lift, and the matching funds program. Also see Take a Stretch Break.
Ergonomics showroom For an appointment to try adjustable chairs, tables and keyboard trays prior to purchase, call 1-877-722-9090 toll free. The showroom is located in the Career Counseling Library, 2220 Bancroft Way, in the courtyard of Tang Center.
Exercise/Fitness resources See Active @ Work
Eye examinations Corrective lenses available through School of Optometry Eye Clinics. Call (510) 642-2020 for appointment.
Faculty and Staff Programs See the UHS Faculty and Staff Programs available to help faculty and staff lead healthy and balanced lives.
Faculty recruitment and retention services See CALcierge relocation and dual career services for prospective faculty.
Family and work See Work and Family: A Guide for UCB Faculty & Staff.
Financial Workshops See Financial Workshops offered by UHS for Faculty/Staff Programs.
Food Day Join the campus in celebrating real food on Food Day, always held on October 24.
Flu shots See Flu Shot Clinic for the current schedule. Also see Immunizations Available at UHS.
Forms See Frequently Requested Forms.
Gold Folder See Faculty/staff reference to assist students in distress.
Grief Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, to make a confidential appointment. See Guidelines for Responding to Deaths: Grief and Loss.
Guidance for Difficult Times See Guidance for Difficult Times, resources and support for the campus community.
H1N1 See H1N1 resource page for quick links, FAQs, vaccine updates, online screening tools, self-care instructions and more.
Harassment See Title IX: Sex Discrimination and Harassment.
Health*Matters See Health*Matters, the Worksite Wellness Program supporting healthy lifestyles and creating a healthy work environment.
Health Assessments See Health Assessments for information and links to Know Your Numbers, UC Living Well Incentive Program, and health calculators.
Health Calculators See Calculators for self-assessment tools to learn more about your health and health risks, and discover new resources to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.
Health & Construction The Health & Construction Workgroup advocates for faculty, staff and students affected by campus construction.
Health and safety resources for managers and supervisors See Supervising Tools for Managers and Supervisors for resources to create a healthy work environment, prevent injury and illness and address workplace health and safety issues.

Also see:

Health Net care at Tang UC Berkeley Health Net plan members can receive primary care at UHS.
Health plan information See OHR Benefits for comprehensive information on health insurance plans.
Health topics See Online Health Topics for educational handouts and links on a variety of health topics.
Healthy meetings

See the Healthy Meetings webpage for

  • UC Berkeley Guide to Healthy Meetings and Events
  • Instant Recess-- a 5-minute physical activity break to use at meetings
  • Additional resources for event planners.
Healthy office resources See Healthy Office Program for Supervisors.
HIV testing information See HIV Antibody Test or call Health Promotion at (510) 642-7202.
Hours at Tang See Tang Center Hours, which also includes what to do after hours when Tang is closed.
Interactive process consultations For BAS/Chancellor's Office and Grad Division, call (510) 642-8659.
All other departments, call (510) 642-1914.
Laboratory ergonomics See Laboratory Ergonomics.
Lactation rooms on campus Several lactation rooms are available on campus. See Breastfeeding Support Program.
Layoffs CARE Services can assist individuals and departments with these difficult transitions.
Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance.
Learning Center Faculty and staff can enroll in campus training and classes at the UCB Learning Center:
1. Log-in to Blu with your CalNet ID
2. Click on the UCB Learning Center at the bottom of the self-service section.
3. Type the name of the class in the search box.
Lifting safely See Resources for People who Lift
Maintain Don't Gain Maintain Don't Gain Healthy Holiday Challenge
Manager and supervisor health and safety resources See Supervising Tools for Managers and Supervisors for resources to create a healthy work environment, prevent injury and illness and address workplace health and safety issues.
Matching Funds Program See Ergonomics.
Medical care for staff and faculty Call (510) 642-6891 for an appointment with the Occupational Health Clinic for a work-related illness or injury.
Also see: Health Net - UC Berkeley Health Net plan members can receive primary care at UHS.
Mental health screenings Brief online screenings are offered for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress.
Midlife issues See Calendar of workshops.
Nutrition programs and resources See all the Nutrition Programs from Health*Matters.
Occupational Health Clinic Call (510) 642-6891 for appointment with the Occupational Health Clinic for a work-related illness or injury.
Online screenings Brief online screenings are offered for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress.
Organizational development See the Chancellor's Strategy & Alignment (CSA) Group.
Parenting See Work and Family: A Guide for UCB Faculty & Staff.
PartySafe@Cal PartySafe@Cal
Patient rights and responsibilities See Patient Rights and Responsibilities.
Also see Notice of Privacy Practices.
Pedometers See Berkeley Walks
Rape/sexual assault See Sexual Assault/Rape: Medical, Counseling and Educational Services. Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance.
Referrals CARE Services makes informed referrals to community resources, behavioral health
experts, self-help groups, and other campus resources. Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance.
Repetitive Strain Injury Prevention See Ergonomics.
Repetitive strain injury treatment See Occupational Health Clinic.
SARS Campus Information on SARS
Self-care See Online Health Topics A-Z
Smoking Cessation See Smoking Cessation Services and referrals from Health*Matters to help you manage and to quit.
Stress management Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance. Also see Healthy Office: Managing Stres.
Stretch Break Download animated stretch break reminder software from the Campus blu portal, enter your CalNet ID, click on the People tab, and look for Stretch Break under Job Tools.
Suicide concerns Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for confidential assistance. Also see Referral List for Crisis/Suicide Prevention Hotlines with availability 24 hours a day.
Suicide concerns about a student Call Counseling and Psychological Services at (510) 642-9494 to consult with a counselor. Also see: How to Assist the Distressed Student.
Suicide prevention If you are suicidal or know someone who is, this page can direct you to resources for help.
Supervisors: health and safety tools and resources See Tools for Managers and Supervisors to Create a Healthy Workplace Culture.
TB Testing For TB testing arranged by a campus department, please contact Occupational Health Clinic for details: 510/642-6891.
Threats UHS can help with addressing disruptive, threatening or violent behavior affecting members of the campus community. If you have concerns, call CARE Services at (510) 643-7754. For immediate threats of violence, call 911.
Trauma response Call CARE Services, (510) 643-7754, for psychological assistance for critical incidents, e.g., death in the workplace; employee suicide; workplace violence. For online assessment, go to UHS Online Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Screening
Travel planning: immunizations & health care advice See International Travel Care.
Travel planning: insurance See Business Travel Insurance.
Training for Departments See Departmental Training for Faculty and Staff for a list of training and classes available from UHS Faculty/Staff Programs.
Twelve-step programs (AA, etc.) See Twelve-Step Programs On or Near Campus.
UC Living Well See UCOP's UC Living Well page on the At Your Service site. Also see Health Assessments for information about campus programs eligible for the UC Living Well Incentive Program.
Urgent care Come directly to Tang Center, 1st floor for urgent, non-life threatening, work-related injuries. See Urgent Care for more information.
Violence CARE Services can help victims and perpetrators, individuals, and managers around issues of workplace violence, domestic violence, or suicidal concerns. Call CARE Services at (510) 643-7754 for assistance. For immediate threats of violence, call 911.
Violence Awareness and Prevention training presentation See UC Berkeley's 10 minute Violence Awareness and Prevention training presentation
Violence Prevention Resources See Violence prevention resources and EmpowerU Violence prevention campaign
Vocational rehabilitation See Disability Management Services.
Walking on campus for exercise See Berkeley Walks for campus walking resources.
Weight management See Nutrition Programs.
Wellness - campus program See Health*Matters, the campus wellness program for faculty and staff.
Work/Life See Work/Life Program.
Workplace health concerns See Frequently Asked Questions about Workplace Health Concerns for UC Berkeley Employees.
Work-related injury or illness For emergencies, call 911.

For urgent treatment of a work-related injury or illness, come to the Tang Center, Urgent Care at 2222 Bancroft.

For non-urgent medical care for a work-related injury call (510) 642-6891 for an appointment with the Occupational Health Clinic.
Workers' Compensation See Disability Management Services.
Workshops and programs See Workshops and Resources for the current schedule of workshops and programs, descriptions and enrollment information.

Faculty and staff can enroll in campus training and classes at the UCB Learning Center:
1. Log-in to Blu with your CalNet ID
2. Click on the UCB Learning Center at the bottom of the self-service section.
3. Type the class name or course code in the search box.

Workshops, classes, training for departments See Department Training for Faculty & Staff for a list of training and classes available from UHS Faculty/Staff Programs.

 

 

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