Health & Wellness
Health Services
November 10, 2023

Health & Wellness Reminders: Thanksgiving Travel


In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Health & Wellness departments and the Pharmacy will close on Wednesday, November 22 at 5 PM and reopen on Monday, November 27 at 8:30 AM. In the meantime, students may utilize the following resources: 

  • Administrator On-Call (AOC): Call 401-863-3322 for 24/7 assistance with urgent matters.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):
    Urgent Care Access: Call CAPS on Demand at  401-863-3476 and follow the prompts.
    TimelyCare Teletherapy: login or register at
  • Brown Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Request emergency medical services 24/7 by calling the Brown emergency number at 401-863-4111.
  • Health Services: Access remote nursing advice 24/7 by calling 401-863-1330.

Health Precautions

We encourage students to take precautions when traveling for the holiday and to utilize preventative measures to heighten the safety of yourself and others. The University has high-quality KN95 masks and COVID-19 test kits available 24/7 at no cost for all undergraduate, graduate and medical students at the Key Office in Grad Center E. This office is open at all hours on a daily basis. 

Additional Resources

Students may also reference these trusted resources to assist in maintaining your mental wellness during the holidays:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
National Institute of Mental Health’s Resources
National Alliance on Mental Illness Resources: Call 1-800-950-NAMI, Text "NAMI" to 741741
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resources
State of Rhode Island’s Mental Health Services
JED Foundation: Call 1-800-273-8355, Text “START” to 741-741
The Steve Fund: Text “STEVE” to 741741
The Trevor Project: Call 1-866-488-7386, Text “START” to 678-678, Chat at:
Trans Lifeline: Call 877-565-8860


As always you have our best wishes for safe travels and a healthy holiday season,

Brown University Health and Wellness Team