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Health & Well-Being

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Welcome to Vaden Health Services. 

We are dedicated to providing you with exceptional care to support your health and well-being. For more information about our services, we invite you to explore the options below and beyond. 

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About Vaden Health Services


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COVID Exposure & Symptomatic Testing

Here's a quick guide to quarantine/isolation, masking, and testing for students who have tested positive, are symptomatic, or have been exposed.

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Medical Services

Medical Services is your first stop for the diagnosis and treatment of illness, injury, and ongoing conditions, as well as for preventive counseling and education. Our dedicated and professional clinicians provide a full range of care, from screening tests to medical emergencies.

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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

We are a diverse range of cross-disciplinary staff who are personally and ethically committed to providing care that is rooted in cultural humility and social-justice values.

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Well-Being at Stanford

We are here to empower individuals and communities to flourish through education, connection and positive culture change.

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Confidential Support Team (CST)

Our Mission is to support connection, healing, and thriving among Stanford community members impacted by sexual, relationship, and gender-based violence through confidential, trauma-informed consultation, counseling, and outreach.

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The Walgreens at Vaden pharmacy specializes in students’ needs. The pharmacists work closely with the Vaden clinicians and deliver highly personalized service. 

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Insurance & Referral Office

Stanford University requires that all registered students carry adequate health insurance. This requirement can be met either through Cardinal Care, the university sponsored health insurance plan, or through an alternative insurance plan that has comparable benefits. 

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Stanford Living Education

Wellness. Leadership. Life. Educating the whole student to live, lead, and create a flourishing world for all. 

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Office of Substance Use Programs Education & Resources (SUPER)

Reduce high-risk alcohol and other drug usage and their related harms among Stanford students by utilizing health promotion principles through collaborative, cutting-edge, empirically-proven educational strategies and programs.

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Weiland Health Initiative

Our mission is to promote mental health and wellness across the spectrum of gender identities and sexual orientations through education, training and clinical services at Stanford and beyond.

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Resources for campus events, safety, and well-being

During a time of heightened anxiety and concern in light of events in Israel and Gaza, we are committed to providing for the safety and well-being of the campus community. 

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