Possession of up to one ounce of marijuana is legal in Washington State for those over the age of 21. However, you may not smoke pot anywhere on the University of Washington campus.
The most obvious signs that a friend has a drinking problem include:
This group will be a combination of a psychoeducation group– using 'The Body Project' workbooks, developed for promotion of body acceptance and the prevention of eating disorders; and a process group, in which members share t
Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is a service for students who want to explore their alcohol use. It is designed to assist students in examining their own substance use behaviors in a non-judgmental and non-confrontational environment.
The goal of BASICS is to help students reduce risky behaviors and harmful effects from drinking.
She received her Bachelor's in Psychology from University of Washington, and Master's in Counseling from Seattle University. Trilingual in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese and English, she has served as a counselor working with diverse populations on a college campus, private practice, youth drug and gang prevention program, tobacco cessation program, overseas disaster relief counseling, and Asian American community mental health agencies in Los Angeles and Seattle area. With her person-centered, strength-based therapeutic approaches and her deep sense of compassion, Chia-Wen has assisted many to overcome their life struggles and mental health challenges, to achieve their treatment and their life goals. As an immigrant from Taiwan, Chia-Wen has experienced the cultural adjustment in her adolescent years. She loves to help people overcome their life transitions, such as cultural adjustment between collective and individualistic cultures, and achieve their potentials. She is passionate in helping and empowering young adults during their identity development and crisis, relational struggles, and overcoming anxiety and depression.
(Licensed mental health counselor, license LH60209064)
Rachel received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in 2003. She has previous mental health experience in residential, day hospital, outpatient and school settings. Recently, Rachel has been working with adolescents, young adults and families in the areas of Chemical Dependency and Eating Disorders. Rachel's areas of interest include family issues; transitioning into adulthood and other life changes;eating disorders and substance abuse. Her therapeutic orientation is eclectic; but balances positive regard with problem solving. Of particular interest is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy; Family Systems and Narrative Therapy.
(Licensed mental health counselor, license #LH00009572)
Dr. Suydam received her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1992 and her B.S. in Psychobiology from University of Southern California in 1988. After completing a residency in general psychiatryand a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at University of Washington in 1997, Dr. Suydam worked in the community at Seattle Childrens Home, Fairfax Psychiatric Hospital and Overlake Hospital as well as having a privatepractice. Her interest in HIV psychiatry and Emergency psychiatry led her to workat UW Virology Clinic and Harborview Medical Center for several years beforejoining the staff at Hall Health in 2012.Languages
During uncertain economic times, graduate students are faced with increased anxiety about the current job market and economy, as well as the challenges of graduating.
All of us are prone to feel some anxiety in our lives. But when anxiety affects our day to day functioning and enjoyment of life, it becomes an illness. Many people with anxiety disorder do not recognize it. You may have an anxiety disorder if you worry too much on most days for at least six months. Your anxiety may make it hard for you to live life normally. You might find it difficult to get a job, go to classes or make friends.