After a fantastic discussion on Wellness at retreat, we wanted to follow up with a consolidated list of resources for Wellness and Mental Health right here on campus. We will also be creating a Wellness tab under the Housestaff Tab on MedRes which will include these resources, as well as, any others that we collect.
UCLA Mental Health Services for Physicians in Training (MHSPT) http://gme.medschool.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=110
). You may contact her using any of the above modalities depending on the urgency and your preference. She will act as the gatekeeper to a variety of services.
Ombuds Office http://gme.medschool.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=109
Help Lines http://gme.medschool.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=57
The UCLA GME website includes additional information on Mental Health Services, the Ombuds office, Compliance Hotline, Abuse-Free Community leaders, and the GME director.
UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center http://marc.ucla.edu/
Through UCLA, also check out the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Among myriad opportunities, information about research, and programs, the website includes:
- Free guided meditations ranging from 3 to 19 minutes in length which can be played online or through iTunes: http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22
- Weekly Guided Meditation Sessions from the Hammer on various themes (e.g. Letting Go, Working With Different Emotions), and available on podcast: http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=107
Healthy UCLA http://healthy.ucla.edu/
A campus-wide campaign to promote health and wellbeing among students, faculty, staff, communities, and the environment. See links for “Eat Well”, “Move Well”, “Mind Well”, and “Be Well” for calendars of weekly events, online resources and blogs, and courses.
We love you. Take care of yourselves.
Work hard. Play hard.
Feed your minds. Feed yourselves.
Explore and be happy.