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.
With many undergraduates poised to return to Grounds for the fall semester amid the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Virginia’s Department of Student Health and Wellness has been working non-stop to support students’ health and well-being.
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When students begin their time at the University of Virginia, they face lots of transition and change. The Department of Student Health and Wellness is here to help! For many of our students, fall semester will be the first time they are independently responsible for their health and well-being.
Melanie Brede is a registered dietician in the University of Virginia’s Department of Student Health and Wellness. She’s been treating a lot of patients who have been stress eating since the country began quarantining in March, and spoke with UVA Today about the phenomenon, why it happens and what people can do to get healthier.
Get to know our Associate Director of Primary Care and double Hoo, Dr. Stephanie Hartman.
A Statement from the Department of Student Health and Wellness