Student Health and Welfare

A healthy lifestyle and well-being are important factors for successful study results. If you feel unbalanced and it affects your health and your study skills, then you can turn to the Student Health and Welfare for help and support. We work proactively with lifestyle issues and offer both counselling and support.

The Student Health and Welfare office is a complement to the Health Care Centres (in Swedish: hälsocentraler), that serves all citizens in the municipality. All visits are free of charge and the Student Health Welfare staff are committed to professional secrecy.

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Contact the Student Health and Welfare

Contact information and telephone hours are found below. The Student Health and Welfare is located in building 22.

Study Advice

Do not forget to take care of yourself and your health during your student years. The Student Health and Welfare gives you some study advice so that your student days will be an enjoyable time of your life.

Medical and Pharmaceutical Treatment

If you are in need of medical attention or pharmaceutical treatments you should turn to a health care center (in Swedish: hälsocentral eller vårdcentral).

If you are unsure of where to turn to when you need medical attention you can talk to someone at Medical Advice/Health Care Information (in Swedish: Vårdguiden) around the clock - dial 1177.

If you are in need of medical emergency - dial 112.

Published by: Lisa Olsson Page responsible: Marie-Louise Holmberg Updated: 2018-05-23
Högskolan i Gävle
www.hig.se
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)