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Stay Well

Staying well may be the easiest way to make the most of university life. Getting sick or hurt can sometimes be unavoidable – life has its ups and downs – but if you take some easy preventative measures you can keep yourself healthy and save your energy for studying and other fun activities.

 
Programs and Services
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Neon skeleton holding head
Concussion
Do you think you might have a concussion?

After a concussion, you need to take time for both physical and cognitive rest. There is help on campus to assist you with your physical recovery and support you dealing with academic issues while you recover. Learn about the symptoms and treatment for concussions.

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stethascope atop of a chart
General Health Services
The same services as your family doctor provides

Health & Wellness provides the same services as your family physician while you’re at the University of Toronto. General health services include health check-ups, prescriptions, allergy shots, immunizations, birth control, documentation of illness for exam deferral, specialist referrals etc. Students who have registered and paid fees at the University of Toronto are eligible for services.

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Young woman sitting and looking at sunlight through trees
Mental Health Services
We offer a variety of mental health services

Health and Wellness offers a variety of mental health services including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, group therapy, assault counselling and other services.

The Student Experience
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Students smiling outdoors
Daily self-care log
This daily self-care log is a tool to help you keep track of the different components of your self-care program. 

Prioritizing self-care is an important step to your overall wellbeing. By building it into your day, you’re creating a healthy habit that will last a lifetime.

This daily self-care log is a tool to help you keep track of the different components of your self-care program. 

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Graphic of heads with thought bubbles
Healthy Campus
Life @ U of T blogger Madelin reports on Design For Change

U of T students and staff gathered at Hart House to discuss designing a shared vision for a healthier University at the first annual Design for Change conference. Madelin reports on the priorities for a heathy campus and opportunities for student input. 

Stethoscope and heart rate monitor
Stethoscope and heart rate monitor
Coping with getting sick
Life @ U of T blogger Emma on coping with sickness during the school year.

Life @ t U of T blogger Emma explains how she used family, friends and campus resources to cope with a long sickness during her semester. "I have learned that it’s much better to get back to 100% as quickly as possible rather than push yourself to get to 50% and make yourself sicker in the process." 

Healthy Habits
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Helping Canadians access healthcare

From family doctors accepting new patients, walk-in clinics, wellness clinics, pharmacies to hospitals, iamsick.ca will help you find your nearest healthcare options anytime, any day.

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Student volunteering with Leave The Pack Behind
Tobacco cessation
Want to quit smoking?

Make an appointment at the Health & Wellness Centre today. We’ll provide you with information, personalized support, quitting resources and kits!

How much sleep do you need?
How much sleep do you need?
How Much Sleep Do You Need?
Tired? We all know the feeling; irritable, groggy, and lazy.
Chances are you didn’t sleep enough last night … or the past few nights. But what exactly is  ‘enough sleep’? And more importantly, can you ever ‘catch up’ on it?  Watch this video by AsapSCIENCE to learn more about sleep.