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Trainee Wellness Resources

Our Commitment 

UCSF Fresno is committed to the wellbeing of our campus. Find wellness resources specific to residents and fellows below. 

  • Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1 (888) 506-5991 
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1 (800) 662-4357 
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 74174

Wellness and Mental Health Services 
Free mental health services at UCSF Fresno provided by a psychologist attuned to the needs of medical learners. To seek assistance 24/7, call (559) 499-6551. To contact via email: Fresno-LearnerMentalHealth@ucsf.edu

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) 
Confidential employee assistance services provided at no cost to faculty, staff, residents, postdocs, and clinical fellows. 

Ginger-App-Based Coaching, Therapy and Psychiatry 
Free, confidential on-demand coaching 24/7 via texting and 15 virtual therapy sessions per academic year. No one at UC will have knowledge you accessed this service. 

For urgent 24/7 mental health support, residents and fellows may call (855) 221-0598. This will link you to FSAP services.  

UCSF Fresno Confidential Reporting – SAFE Reporting 
A confidential way for trainees to report concerns related to duty hours, supervision, or other complaints. 

Office of the Ombuds 
A place to confidentially share your workplace situation with a skilled listener to help sort through your concerns. All conversations are confidential and off the record. 

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination 
The Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD) supports the University policy prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any person on the basis of their membership in a protected category.

Early Alert  
Sign-up to receive confidential wellness check-in text messages two times a month! Available to UCSF Fresno staff, trainees, and faculty.  

Staff Sign Up | Resident/Fellow Sign-Up | Faculty Sign-Up  

CARE Advocacy Resources and Education 
The CARE Program provides free, confidential support to any UCSF affiliate including students, staff, faculty, post docs and researchers who have experienced harassment, abuse or discrimination related to identity and to any UCSF affiliate who has experienced interpersonal violence such as sexual assault, dating/intimate partner violence, sexual harassment or stalking. 

UCSF Fresno Wellness and Community – Wellness Resources Hub 
A collection of resources centered around the eight pillars of wellness: emotional, physical, social, financial, career, environmental, intellectual, and spiritual.

Well-Being Algorithm for Trainees  
Need help, but are unsure where to start? View this collection of resources that makes it easy to navigate.  

Well-Being Index for Faculty and Learners  
This online, validated self-screening tool is available for faculty and learners. This will help you better understand your overall well-being and areas of risk compared to other faculty and learners around the country. The tool is anonymous, and your scores are not shared with anyone at UCSF.  

Looking for More Wellness? 

For additional information on wellness including engagement opportunities, discounts, and lactation services, visit the UCSF Fresno Wellness and Community website.