Health & Wellness

The School of Nursing is dedicated to helping you be your best self. We offer services to help you be healthy, strong, rested, resilient, engaged, and able to perform at your highest potential. The resources below will help you fuel your body, mind, and spirit.
Students on a nature walk
Pet therapy group
Students on a nature walk
Massage Chairs
Pet Therapy Dog
Students on a nature walk
Pet Therapy Dog
Another Pet Therapy Dog


On-Demand Meditations

Here is a link to a variety of 1-minute meditations for students, faculty, & staff.

One-minute meditations – music and scenery
3-minute meditation
1 minute headspace meditation
One minute guided meditation
1 minute breathing exercise
4-7-8 Breathing Technique
Headspace Mini meditation breathe.
Guided Meditation Playlist ranging from 1.5 – 15 minutes.

Spiritual Health Resources

Emory's Spiritual Health Team

This team includes 55 full-time staff and 52 part-time staff who serve across the Emory Healthcare system 24/7. 


Emory Office of Spiritual and Religious Life  

This office is a university-wide office charged with supporting Emory’s religious and philosophical diversity for all students, faculty, and staff.


OSRL calendar of events:

The calendar contains religious holiday information, contact information for our staff and affiliates, and highlights of some of our signature programs. We want you to know, you are deeply valued to us in the Emory community, and we want to support you however we can.


"What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body."

- C. Myss


Student Intervention Services (SIS) Crisis Resources

Students, or anyone concerned about a student, experiencing active crisis can call the SIS crisis line at 404-430-1120.

For escalated emergency, danger, or medical crises please refer to these additional resources:

Intervention Services Website

Mental Health Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS has a 24/7 resource line that you can access or refer a student to.  They also take walk-ins. Drop-in hours are now 8:30-5pm at CAPS on the main campus. Students can meet with the crisis counselor on call Monday through Friday during this time frame.

After 5pm the student can reach counseling resources by phone: (404) 727-7450

Emory SON Embedded CAPS therapists, Gabby Woodard & Ivey Jowers – available at 1520 Clifton Road.

Ivey’s drop-in hours:
ENLC rm 266 from
11am-12:30pm every Monday

Gabby’s drop-in hours:
Building 1520 rm 242
2:00pm-3:30pm every Wednesday

No appointment necessary; first come, first serve.

Please note, that if these hours do not work for your schedule and you’d still like to schedule an initial consultation, they can be reached by email to set up an appointment:;


Self-Help Resources  

CAPS list of self-help resources addressing various topics relevant to student mental health and wellness – including current events and population-specific resources.


Student of Concern Form & Other Useful Resources

Crisis Line

(404) 430-1120

The Emory University Student Intervention Services (SIS) On Call Team provides 24-hour on-call crisis services to Emory University Students. Persons experiencing and active crisis (or anyone concerned about a student) should call the SIS Crisis Line.

National Line

Call 988

The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

For Lifeline Chat & Text, visit

"For happy health, fuel yourself with dreams and greens."

- T. Guillemets


Nature Walks

Join us for nature walks in Lullwater Park with fellow students, faculty, and staff. Walks are student-led and take lace once or twice a month. Stay tuned for information about upcoming walks and opportunities to connect with your peers in nature.

Lullwater Map

Student Health Services

Emory University Student Health Services (EUSHS) provides outpatient care for enrolled Emory students with a valid Emory ID card. International student's spouses, Domestic Partners and unmarried children over18 years of age are also eligible for primary medical care if they are currently enrolled in the Emory/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan.

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Recreation & Wellness

Exercise offers so many benefits, including stress reduction, better sleep, increased energy, and overall balance. Check out all Emory has to offer for your physical wellbeing!

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SON Stair Challenge

Every school day during the month of February, threeenvelopes with a “golden ticket” will be hidden somewhere in one of SON’sstairwells (ENLC & 1520). Find the ticket and redeem it for a $15 Amazongift card! How easy is that?! Bypass the elevator and keep an eye out for achance to win free money! See the flyer attached for rules and additionalinformation.

Nutrition Services

EUSHS provides nutrition services for all enrolled students including education and medical nutrition therapy to help students make informed choices.

EUSHS Website

"Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself."

- Unknown



Provides you with a variety of offerings of events at Emory, including groups within the School of Nursing.

HUB website

SON Events Calendar

Join us for a variety of events to support your well-being! Check the calendar link regularly for information about wellness events like chair massages, pop-up yoga, study breaks, nature walks, exam breakfast breaks, pet therapy, and more.

Calendar Link

"Tread lightly, breathe peacefully, laugh hysterically."

- N. Mandela