Need Help Immediately?

If you need help immediately for yourself or someone else, please contact one of the following 24/7 resources:

650-723-3785 Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
650-723-8222 Graduate Life Office (GLO) Pager. Dial the number, then enter ID # 25085
800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Hotline
911 For medical or mental health emergencies; call 9-911 if calling from a campus phone

Well Being Resources

School of Medicine and Biosciences

  • Wellness Matters programs are sponsored by the Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs and feature peer mentoring, programs, and events targeted to the specific wellness needs of the Biosciences graduate student population. They also have a slack channel: that offers daily wellness tips and resources. 
  • Stanford MSTP Diversity Working Group (DWG) and Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) shares a supplementary guide to disability resources at Stanford and important concepts related to disability inclusion.
  • School of Medicine Student Center: The fourth floor of the Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) is open only to School of Medicine graduate and medical students. Featuring a view of the Stanford hills, this area includes a fitness center, entertainment lounge, kitchenette, study rooms, computers and printers, and even a nap room.
  • Biosciences Peer Mentoring Program - The Biosciences Peer Mentoring Program (BioPeers) provides free and private peer-to-peer support for the Biosciences graduate student community. 
  • WELL for Life is a new and cutting-edge study at Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC). WELL is shifting the lens of chronic disease prevention by focusing on well-being- what does it mean to be well and how can we intervene to increase one's well-being. 

University Resources

Mindfulness Apps

Health Resources

Vaden Health Services

Vaden offers Medical, Counseling and Psychological, Physical Therapy, Well-Being, Pharmacy, Nutritional, and Travel Health services to Stanford students.

They also manage the Cardinal Care Health Insurance Plan. 

Graduate Life Office (GLO)

The Graduate Life Office (GLO) can assist with a variety of situations including, but not limited to: personal issues, roommate problems, family and health concerns, academic challenges, and financial difficulties. 

They can also help you with practical questions about life on campus and in the local community. They know about support services across campus and can refer you to the staff or office best suited to address your needs.

COVID-19 Resources