Mental health resources now available to all University employees
The importance of mental and emotional health and well-being is hard to overstate. Our ability to learn, our productivity, and our relationships with others and with ourselves are all affected by our mental and emotional state. Along with the advent of the pandemic, concerns about mental health have increased, and even without considering the complications brought on by the coronavirus, in our ever-changing world, it can be difficult to find and access resources. useful.
To ensure employees have access to high-quality mental health and counseling resources, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is now available as a resource for ALL University employees (regardless of benefit eligibility status). or health plan enrollment). The EAP provides mental health counseling and assistance for a multitude of situations, including, but not limited to:
- Marriage and family counseling
- Stress, anxiety and depression
- Personal and emotional challenges
- Grief or loss
- Financial or legal problems
- substance abuse
The university encourages all of its employees to take advantage of this benefit if they or their family members need assistance. Services are available through the EAP at no cost to employees. Contact the EAP at (801) 587-9319 or (800) 926-9619. Appointments are available in person or virtually.
EAP also offers a variety of live and recorded workshops. Check out their website at https://blomquisthale.com/Work-Shops.html to register for an upcoming workshop. Recorded workshops are available on the Blomquist Hale YouTube channel at https://blomquisthale.com/Work-Shops.html.
The Huntsman Institute of Mental Health Mobile Outreach Team is available to respond to any crisis. HMHI’s crisis line is (801) 587-3000. Children and teens should download the SafeUT app as a real-time youth crisis support resource.
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