RESILIENCY & WELL-BEING
- •Prioritize health as you’re able (protective practices, exercise, sleep, eat well)
- •Take in the good as you’re able (spring flowers, connecting with loved ones at home and virtually, simplifying)
- •Focus on what you can control in the present
- •Consume news with intention (how much is needed? How much is depleting?)
HEALTH & FITNESS
- • Free clinic for all University of Utah employees (benefitted AND non-benefitted)
- • Located in the Union Building on campus
- • Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- • Same-day appointments are often available, and can be scheduled online
- • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to all University employees enrolled in an Employee Health Care Plan.
- • EAP services are free to the employee and their dependents. There is no set limit on the number of sessions that can be provided through the EAP counselors.
- • The EAP is a confidential counseling service that aids with concerns such as stress, anxiety, depression, personal or emotional issues, marital, relationship and family counseling, grief or loss, substance abuse, and other addictions.
- • The EAP can also provide advice and referrals to help resolve financial or legal difficulties and senior care assistance.
- • Crisis line support is available 24/7 at (801) 587-9319 or (800) 926-9619.
- • On-campus center designed to foster wellness and resilience for all employees within University of Utah Health
- • Located in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), 5th Floor, Room 5775
- • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., or by appointment
•     Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•     Peer Support Program (institutional-level support to U of U Health employees during, or after adverse clinical events and other stressful situations like medical error or malpractice litigation)
•     Programs such as Utah Advanced Communication Training (UACT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MSBR)
•     Online self-assessments for burnout, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and substance abuse
- • Wellness seed grants available in the amount of $100 - $1,000 for projects that will positively affect the wellness of you and your team
- • Apply to be a Wellness and Integrative Health (WIH) Ambassador for your area
- • Well Office Certification information and checklist
- • Movement break demonstration videos
- • Wellness in Action recognition forms to recognize a colleague
- • The Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage program offers high-quality temporary care to University of Utah Health families whenever your usual child, adult, and elder care arrangements are unavailable.
- • Can use the program up to 10 times per year for a minimal copay
- • If Bright Horizons is unable to provide back-up care on date requested, employees may be reimbursed up to $100 per day to find their own alternative care through the My CareAssist program.
- • Visit the App Store or Google Play and search for “back-up care” to download the Back-Up Care app by Bright Horizons Family Solutions.
To sign up for Bright Horizons Back-Up Care:
1. Click on the “Not Signed up yet? Register Now.” link.
2. On the next screen, enter your first-time username: UUHS.
3. Then enter your first-time password: backup
4. Click on “Verify Employer”.
5. Follow instructions.
- • Links to report safety issues, such as: situations that may endanger public safety; crime or theft incidents; and environmental health and/or safety concerns
- • Confidential support resources, including: Victim-Survivor Advocacy; Women’s Resource Center; and the University Counseling Center
- • Bystander intervention and other training programs
- • Request a safety escort or vehicle assistance (keys locked in car, car battery needs a jump start, etc.), by calling (801) 585-COPS.