Faculty and staff at Brown recognize that physical, mental and emotional health and well-being are essential to the ability of every student — undergraduate, graduate and medical — to take full advantage of the academic opportunities on campus. The University offers a wide range of dedicated services in support of health and wellness.

Health Services

Health Services provides holistic care that is respectful of students' personal, cultural and social identities. Health professionals offer visits for urgent and routine care, 24/7 nursing advice, and on-site lab, pharmacy and X-ray services.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS provides a range of mental health services, including individual counseling, referral services, crisis stabilization, after-hours care, outreach programming and support groups.

BWell Health Promotion

Through health campaigns, workshops, peer education and individual appointments, BWell provides health promotion services to support individual and community well-being and a healthy learning environment.

Brown Emergency Medical Services

Launched as a student club in 1978, the student-staffed Brown EMS offers 24/7 emergency care to the campus community.

Student and Employee Accessibility Services

SEAS facilitates accessibility services for students, faculty, staff and visitors with physical, psychological and learning disabilities.

Student Support Services

Deans and staff members assist with a wide range of issues that can arise, both by appointment and through 24-hour crisis support, enabling students to thrive in their academic pursuits.

Health and Wellness News

With generous support from the family of Duncan MacMillan and from Barry Sternlicht and Mimi Reichert Sternlicht, and with architect selection underway, the University’s vision for an integrated, state-of-the-art health and wellness center and residence hall is on a path toward realization.
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Brown Emergency Medical Services launched as a student club in 1978 — 40 years later, it is a full-fledged, 24-7 emergency medical response service with student volunteers still comprising its core.
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