Health*Matters, UC Berkeley's wellness program for faculty and staff, is a collaborative partnership of several campus departments that strives to create a healthy campus community and work environment through integrated programs and services designed to:
- Educate on healthy personal practices
- Prevent work-related injury and illness
- Foster a healthy campus environment
Berkeley's Wellness Mission
"The health and well-being of students, faculty and staff are central to UC Berkeley’s educational, research and public service mission."
Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau
UC Berkeley Living Well represents the University’s commitment to a healthy campus community. Wellness programs, services and initiatives help to enhance quality of life and optimize personal, academic and work performance. The campus strives to support a culture of wellness by:
- Implementing policies and practices that create healthy and supportive environments.
- Educating all members of the campus community on healthy personal practices.
- Fostering inclusiveness and participation of all members of the University community.
|Request||What to Do|
|Wellness Programs and Services|
|Healthy Campus Environment|
|Resources for Better Health|
|Resources for Supervisors||The Resources for Supervisors page includes tools supervisors can use to support wellness at work.|
|Breastfeeding Support Program||The Breastfeeding Support Program includes breast pump products, campus lactation rooms, breastfeeding education|
|WELL Said! Testimonials and Success Stories||Read testimonials and share your story.|
|Wellness Calendar||See the wellness calendar of campus workshops, classes, and events that help you make wellness a priority.|
|Health*Matters Campus Partners
Health*Matters has been based on a collaborative partnership model since 1990. Through these partnerships, Health*Matters functions as a coalition to address campus priorities, provide resources for program delivery and ensure the quality of the programs. The coalition of campus departments includes:
|UC System-wide Partners||Health*Matters partners with our colleagues at UC Office of the President (UCOP), UC locations systemwide, and our health plans through the following initiatives:
UC Living Well: UCOP’s wellness portal brings together wellness resources and news from around the UC system.
Be Smart About Safety (BSAS): UCOP Risk Service’s program for the management of health, safety, and the environment.
|Community Partners||Health*Matters is pleased to be a participant in the Healthy Monday Campaign, a project of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications.|
Kristl Buluran, Worksite Wellness Specialist
Lindy West, Worksite Wellness Specialist