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Summer Postcard: Palo Alto

Summer Postcard: Palo Alto

Summer Postcard: Palo Alto
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Pay Attention

How do you say an adequate goodbye to the place that raised you for 20 years? I’ve never been very good at dealing with nostalgia.


HUHS to Close In-Person Overnight Urgent Care on June 17

Harvard University Health Services Urgent Care will no longer see patients in-person between the hours of 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. beginning June 17, HUHS announced Tuesday.

OSAPR Study Break

OSAPR Launches Self-Care Campaign in Upperclassman Houses

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response is hosting events centered on self-care in the undergraduate houses as part of its efforts to increase engagement with students.

Mental Health and Students of Color Event

Harvard Hosts Day-Long Conference on Mental Health for Students of Color

Harvard hosted a day-long conference entitled “Young, Gifted & Well” to promote discussion about mental health and wellness among students of color at the University at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Tuesday.

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Student Groups

HUHS Rejects Student Proposal to Make Naloxone Publicly Available on Campus

Harvard University Health Services rejected two College students’ proposal to make naloxone — a nasal spray used to counter the effects of an opioid overdose — publicly accessible on the University’s campus.


Harvard Commences Search for New University Health Services Director

The University has begun its search for Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira’s replacement, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 and Executive Vice President Katie Lapp announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Wednesday.

OSAPR Community Outreach Plans

OSAPR Reaches Out to Students Under New ‘Community Engagement Model’

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response has transformed its approach to follow a “community engagement model” under the leadership of Director Pierre R. Berastaín Ojeda ’10, who took office last April.

14p Crash

Car Hits Harvard Crimson Building Entrance, Driver Sustains Minor Injuries

A maroon BMW struck the front of The Harvard Crimson building at 14 Plympton St. on Monday evening, damaging the entrance. The driver sustained minor injuries, and no one else was injured.

SHARC Office Hours

Harvard Sexual Health Peer Educators Pilot Anonymous Safe Sex Supplies Kit

In an effort to make safe sex practices more widespread across campus, Sexual Health Awareness and Relationship Communication Educators are piloting a “SHARC Kit” program through which College students can receive supplies like condoms anonymously.

University Health Services

Harvard Mental Health Services Works to Reduce Student Wait Times

Despite moving into a newly renovated space, Counseling and Mental Health Services continues to battle long wait times for students seeking appointments with a therapist.

BGLTQ Office

HUHS and BGLTQ Student Life Office Collaborate on Mental Health Working Group

Following the results of last year’s student health survey, Harvard University Health Services and the Office of BGLTQ Student Life have partnered to create a working group to address the mental health needs of BGLTQ students.

Narcan in AED Boxes

HUHS Director Barreira Raises Concerns About Expanding Access to Naloxone on Campus

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira raised concerns about the logistics of expanding access on campus to naloxone, a drug used to reverse the symptoms of opioid overdose.

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Harvard Medical School

Medical School Launches Opioid Online Learning Course for Educators

Harvard Medical School faculty and staff collaborated with the American Federation of Teachers to release an online course earlier this month that aims to educate the union's more than 1.7 million affiliates on the opioid crisis.

Paul J. Barreira

Harvard University Health Services Director to Step Down

During his 15 years at the University, Barreira has served as director of Behavioral Health and Academic Counseling at HUHS, overseeing Student Mental Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the Center for Wellness, and the Bureau of Study Counsel.