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Resources for Health and Wellness

Confidential Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Phone: (650) 723-3785
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is the university’s counseling center dedicated to student mental health and well-being. Specialists offer crisis counseling for urgent needs. Walk-in appointments are available. Clinicians are always on call, even after hours.

Confidential Support Team (CST) Phone: (650) 725-9955
The Confidential Support Team (CST) offers free and confidential support to Stanford students impacted by sexual assault and relationship violence, including domestic abuse, intimate partner abuse, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment and discrimination.

Faculty Staff Help Center Phone: (650) 723-4577
The Faculty Staff Help Center offers professional and confidential counseling for individuals, couples and families, including bilingual counseling, to address both work and personal issues. They also offer workshops, discussion groups, consultation, departmental training and facilitation services for difficult conversations.

Office of the Ombuds Phone: (650) 497-1542
The Ombuds provides confidential services to help you resolve and cope more effectively with tough situations that may arise in your academic or workplace environment.

Religious Life Office Phone: (650) 723-1762
The Office for Religious Life offers spiritual guidance for students. Call or visit the Round Room at Memorial Church.

The Bridge Peer Counseling Phone: (650) 723-3392
The Bridge Peer Counseling Center is Stanford’s student-run peer-counseling center. We offer anonymous and confidential 24/7 counseling to members of the greater Stanford community. Walk-ins welcome, go to the Rogers House, 581 Capistrano Way.

Biosciences Peer Mentors (BioPeers)
BioPeers provide free and private peer-to-peer support for the Biosciences graduate student community.

Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
Santa Clara County: (855) 278-4204
San Mateo County: (650) 368-6655
Alameda County: (800) 309-2131

Health and Wellness

Graduate Life Office (GLO) Phone: 650-723-8222 and enter ID # 25085
GLO specializes in helping graduate students navigate the various issues, challenges, and complications that are inevitably part of graduate life.

iThrive Phone: (650) 498-2336
iThrive offers courses, workshops, discussion groups and student internship opportunities to examine the research-based knowledge and skills to flourish at Stanford.

Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response (SARA) Phone: (650) 725-1056
SARA offers consultation, resources and education related to sexual assault, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Recreation and Wellness
Stanford Recreation offers free gym and athletic facilities, and low-cost classes and intramural sports, etc.

Vaden Student Health Center Phone: (650) 498-2336
Point of contact for all things health-related including medical care and health insurance.

Weiland Health Initiative Phone: (650) 723-3785
Wiland Health Initiative promotes wellness across gender identities and sexual orientations.

Windhover
The Windohover Contemplation Center Windhover is located in the heart of campus at 370 Santa Teresa Street, near the Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden and Roble Hall.

5-SURE Phone: (650) 725-7873
Free safe escorts and rides on campus. 5-Sure also has a 5-Sure on Foot program that employs a friendly bystander initiative chaperoning parties on campus.

Violence Prevention & Response on Campus
Stanford University is committed to maintaining an environment where people feel safe to carry out the university's mission. Education, communication, collaboration, coordination of resources and early intervention are the cornerstones of Stanford's violence prevention efforts.