Resources & Support
At UCSF Health, we are renowned for our highly specialized and cutting-edge medical care. Along with innovative medicine, we strive to provide a variety of services to ensure that patients and families are fully supported while in our care. UCSF has a team of experienced social workers and condition-specific support groups as well as classes to help patients and families navigate their experiences while in our clinics and hospitals.
Our support services also include unique programs to help heal the mind and spirit, such as Art for Recovery, Healing Through Dance and complimentary spa treatments during infusion therapy. During an unfamiliar and stressful time, UCSF’s support services are ready to lend a hand whenever patients and families need it most.
There are days that I crave a smoke. But my commitment to my son far outweighs the urges I have for nicotine.
Amy Jaral, a 35-year-old mother in Alameda, California, had been smoking a pack of cigarettes a day since age 15. When she became pregnant with her son, Hunter, she found the motivation to quit – but quickly discovered she needed help.