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Health & Wellness Resources

Resources at Yale

Yale Health Student Wellness

Find information about student wellness resources offered by the Yale Health Center. 

Yale Mental Health and Counseling

Learn about the services available from mental health professionals here at Yale.

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response & Education (SHARE) Center at Yale

SHARE is available to students at Yale who are dealing with sexual misconduct of any kind.  Responders are Yale mental health professionals, and all calls are confidential. 

Yale Stress Center

The Yale Stress Center utilizes an integrated mind-brain-body framework in evaluation, treatment and prevention of stress-related diseases and conditions.

Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition consultations are available for anyone who would benefit from individualized diet recommendations.  These recommendations can help address medical concerns, or can focus on ways to promote overall health and wellness. 

Payne Whitney Gym

All Yale students have a free membership to Payne Whitney Gym, and have access to a wide variety of exercise equipment and facilities. 

Yale Chaplain’s Office

The Chaplain's Office provides pastoral care to members of the Yale community, regardless of faith.  Even if you are not a member of a church, they are excellent resources for counseling. 

Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale

The Slifka Center supports the active, vibrant, and diverse Jewish community at Yale.  They offer a number of resources, from kosher dining and religious services to performing arts and project grants. 

McDougal Center Graduate Student Life

Graduate Student Life offers programs, services, and resources to all of the graduate and professional students at Yale. 

Exam Meditation Instructions (Yale NetID required)

Choose between six different guided meditiation recordings promoting relaxation and focus in anticipation of exams. 

De-Stress Meditation Instructions (Yale NetID required)

Four different guided meditation recordings that focus on stress reduction are available, and are an excellent resource when feeling overwhelmed. 


Resources Outside of Yale

American Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Programs

The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs offers resources for handling alcoholism, chemical dependencies, stress, depression and other emotional health issues.  They also maintain a confidential listerv for recovering law students. 

Law Lifeline

Law Lifeline offers information tailored to a law school student’s emotional health needs, and addresses topics such as depression, anxiety, stress, and chemical dependency. 

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

LCL is a lawyer-funded, lawyer-supported resource for members of the Connecticut legal community, including law students.  LCL offers information and resources regarding substance abuse, mental health issues, and more.