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Employee Health & Wellness

Mental and Emotional Well-being is an important part of staying well in times like these. UW-Green Bay is committed to supporting  your overall health which includes mental and emotional well-being. 

Listed below are  resources that offer guidance to staying well:

As an employee of UW-Green Bay you are entitled to services through the Employee Assistance Program.  The program's confidential counseling services are available at no cost to you and your household members.  Professional counselors are available both on the telephone and on an in-person basis in our local area.  You, or a member of your household, may contact FEI for services by calling (866) 274-4723 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) or visiting FEI's website: https://www.feieap.com/ (Username: SOWI).

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HR Connect Blog Posts:

Apps for mindfulness and well-being

  • Calm: Variety of meditation exercises and relaxing soundtracks organized by topic (stress, anxiety, sleep, focus, etc.).
  • Happify: Science-based activities and games to overcome worries and stress.
  • Headspace: Sets of guided meditations aimed at tackling problems related to stress, anxiety, sleeplessness, and relationships.
  • Healthy Minds: Translates neuroscience into tools for everyday life using mindfulness practices and podcast style lessons.
  • Insight Timer: Guided meditation app with a variety of mindfulness and meditation practices targeting stress, anxiety, and insomnia.
  • Recovery Path: Personalized evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies for people struggling with or recovering from substance use.
  • Ten Percent Happier: Large selection of guided meditations and mindfulness practices. Stop, Breathe & Think: Guided meditation and mindfulness.

(Picture depicting ways to foster positive thinking. Recall positive life events, perform acts of kindness, practice mindfulness and express gratitude)

Keep your eye on the HR Connect weekly newsletter and blog for more information on emotional health and wellness.