MCB has been awarded the UC Berkeley Blue Health Department Certification for 2022 - 2025!
The MCB Department values community health and wellbeing and strives to provide policies and resources to help promote a culture of wellness. The Department has a Wellness committee that works towards the following goals:
Raise awareness that attention to wellness is important to create a satisfying and productive educational and work environment
Inform departmental policy at all levels to promote wellness
Emphasize that mental health is an important aspect of wellness
Recognize that issues with mental health (e.g. depression, anxiety disorders) are common in academia and de-stigmatize discussion of such issues
Make resources for addressing mental health issues easily accessible
Facilitate a rapid response in situations where an individual or someone they know is experiencing acute and/or severe mental health issues
The committee compoistion:
2 Faculty, 2 staff, 2 Postdocs, 2 graduate students and 2 undergraduate students.
Promoting Student Mental Health: A Guide for UC Faculty and Staff
Center for Support and Intervention (CSI) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS Gold Folder
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