GRAD/PROF | stressed out

No kidding.

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STUDENT PARENT BACKUP CHILDCARE. Stress no further if you're ever faced with a childcare arrangement snafu...

Highly-subsidized in-home and center-based backup childcare is an option! Register and be ready.

Use back-up child care when:

Your regular caregiver is unavailable. You are between child care arrangements. Your child’s regular child care center or school is closed. Your child is mildly ill and cannot attend your regular child care center or school. You need care for your child so...

Minding the (financial) gap.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID. Stressed about a financial shortfall you might have?—There are several remedies...

You're an integral part of the Berkeley community—we count on the unique things you bring to campus. Consider several options to lessen your financial burden.

Ring in the cha-ching.

Let's eat!

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FOOD SECURITY SOLUTIONS. How can you even think when your stomach is grumbling all the time? Ensure you get fed, even on a very limited budget..

It's essential if you're going to do your best work.

It's substantial.

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ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUG-RELATED SERVICES. Social Services offers you confidential, non-judgmental counseling...

Our alcohol and drug specialists are here so you don't have to deal with this alone. They are available to talk with you about your own use or that of a friend or family member and support a spectrum of goals using a harm reduction approach.

In a supporting role.

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HELPING A STUDENT. Worried about a student who may be going through something—that's more that your basic stress—and don't know how to help?...

We hope you'll discover an appropriate, compassionate response in this handful of resources.

Image actually isn't everything.

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EATING DISORDERS & BODY IMAGE SERVICES. A complex issue—but our teams can help you understand...

Learn more in detail about how to address the physical, psychological and nutritional aspects of this multi-layered topic.

You're an angel.

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HELPING A FRIEND. Stressed out or uncomfortable because you're around someone who may be distressed and you don't know how to help...

While there could be many reasons, check these resources and see if you can find something appropriate. That's what friends are for...

Balancing act.

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BE WELL AT CAL. Your wellness depends on how much attention you give to your entire being and how you spend your time and energy...

If something is weighing heavy or not supporting your well-being, you have the power to change it right now to regain your balance. Be kind to yourself as you do this—just start over if things get a little wobbly again, NBD.

Teaching tools.

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GSI RESOURCES. It can be quite a lot to handle, teaching on top of doing your own graduate studies and projects. We're here to help you thrive...

Find tips and information to help make your experience more enjoyable, such as on your role in the overall campus structure, classroom dynamics, best practices specific to your department, preparation, and more. We want to set you up for success!