Wellness is a positive approach to living. It is the active process of becoming aware and making choices toward a healthier, happier and more fulfilling Stanford experience.
Wellness is positive and affirming, encompassing physical, mental and spiritual well-being, for self, for others and for the environment.
Wellness is more than being free from illness. Wellness is a dynamic process of change and growth. There are many interrelated dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social, environmental, and life meaning. Each dimension is equally vital in the pursuit of optimum health.
Vaden and other campus wellness resources offer students the opportunity to engage in activities that encourage them to be:
Our services include individual counseling and broad-based educational courses and programs designed to educate and empower students to make informed, healthy decisions about lifestyle, wellness, and health behaviors. Most of our services are available without additional charge for students who have paid the Campus Health Service Fee.