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Health Resources

Harvard University Health Services (HUHS)

Smith Campus Center
75 Mount Auburn Street
617-495-5711

Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) provides high quality, comprehensive health care including primary care, pediatric care, and mental health services

Law School Health Clinic

Pound Hall
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
617-495-4414

The Law School Health Services, located in Pound Hall, is one of four locations at which students, staff and faculty may access Harvard University Health Services.

Counseling and Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Smith Campus Center
75 Mount Auburn Street
617-495-2042

Counseling and Mental Health Services offers Harvard students comprehensive outpatient care for a wide variety of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, stress management, transitional issues, grief, eating disorders, and sexual or relationship concerns.

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Medication management
  • Urgent care (24 hours a day)

Patient Advocate

Smith Campus Center
75 Mount Auburn Street
617-495-7583

Mallory Finne is the University’s Patient Advocate. She is available to discuss and assist with any Harvard University Health Services related questions, problems, or concerns, including:

  • Navigating the health care system
  • Available choices for your medical care

Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS)

7 Linden Street, 2nd Floor
617-496-0133

The Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS) is a multidimensional resource for students offering a wide range of programs and services aimed at reducing the negative consequences associated with heavy, episodic drinking and substance abuse through prevention, education, intervention, policy development and coordination with treatment providers.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR)

Smith Campus Center
617-495-9100

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) provides confidential support, information and resource referrals to survivors of sexual violence. OSAPR provides empathic, supportive services to students who have experienced sexual assault and works to provide easy linkages to off- campus resources.

Harvard Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

114 Mount Auburn Street
617-495-9629

The Center for Wellness and Health Promotion draws upon the wealth of expertise and resources in the Harvard community to offer a wide array of innovative programs and workshops designed to assist you in improving your own well-being. Whether you are exploring complementary therapies, practicing new ways to enjoy physical activity, restoring balance to your life, learning new skills, or better managing stress, our programs provide opportunities for optimal wellness.

Live Well @HLS

Live Well @HLS, through the Dean of Students Office, is committed to the health and wellness of the Harvard Law School community. Live Well @HLS programming provides groundwork for maximizing healthy living and teaches lifelong skills to bring balance to academic, professional, and personal life. Live Well @HLS offers various programs and workshops throughout the year and provides numerous resources to the HLS community.

Mental Health and Addiction Resources for Law School Students and Lawyers

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

800-525-0210
http://www.lclma.org/

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc. (LCL) is a private, non-profit Massachusetts corporation. As the state’s sole lawyer assistance program, LCL assists those who are experiencing any level of impairment.

American Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Programs

http://www.americanbar.org/groups/lawyer_assistance.html

The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs educates the legal profession concerning alcoholism, chemical dependencies, stress, depression and other emotional health issues.

Athletic Resources

Harvard Athletics

http://recreation.gocrimson.com/landing/index

Other Resources and Supports

Accessibility Services

Dean of Students Office
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3039
617-495-1880

Harvard Law School is committed to the full inclusion of students with disabilities in the life of the University. Reasonable accommodations are considered on an individual, case-by-case basis. In order to be considered for academic or related accommodations, students are required to complete registration.

For Student Parents

HLS provides resources for student parents or prospective parents.

Harvard Chaplains

The Memorial Church
One Harvard Yard
617-495-5529
http://chaplains.harvard.edu/

A group of religious and secular professionals who are available to help with spiritual, personal, ethical, and religious concerns.

Student-Run Wellness Resources

Student Mental Health Association

https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/smha
smha@mail.law.harvard.edu

Students of AMF

Students of AMF at Harvard is a University-wide group that offers a peer-led support group for students who are coping with the loss of a loved one. AMF strives to empower chapter members and to let students know they are not alone. For more information, please email the group at AMFofHarvard@gmail.com.

Mindfulness Society

https://orgs.law.harvard.edu/mindful

Student Government Health and Wellness Committee

Develops and promotes the resources and services that exist on campus that advance student health, wellness, and safety. Issues include Title IX policies, improving student mental health resources, supporting students who breastfeed, and improving Hemingway/IM Sports.

Grief and Loss

Grief Group for Students in the Chaplains’ Lounge

44R Brattle Street, 1st Floor
617-496-3217

Whether you’ve already lost a loved one or you are in the midst of losing someone now, you are invited to attend a bereavement support group. All students are welcome in this safe space of connection, contemplation, and conversation. Register by contacting Chaplain Lucy Forster-Smith at lucy_forster-smith@harvard.edu.

Groups

Life in Law: Coaching for Success in Law

1585 Massachusetts Avenue, WCC 3015
Tuesdays, 12pm-1pm through November 28, 2017

A skills-based, interactive, drop-in seminar for all HLS students (JD, LLM, and SJD) over an 8 week period which is designed to help you feel increased ability to respond to stress and feel better able to ride the ups and downs of law school, feel more confident and grounded in how you approach your personal and academic goals, feel more organized, in control of your time, and better able to manage challenges.