Mental health resources on campus help you practice mindfulness, develop resilience, and maintain emotional well-being.
- SilverCloud is a free, online, self-guided mental health resource available to UW–Madison faculty, students, and staff 24 hours a day.
- Learn how to identify and manage common stressors with the help of our Well-Being Tips on Stress.
- Make sure you are getting an appropriate amount and quality of sleep with our Well-Being Tips on Sleep.
- Stay engaged in all aspects of your life with our Well-Being Tips on Work-Life Integration.
- Maintain your well-being goals year-round with our Well-Being Tips on Health for the Holidays.
Consult an On-Campus Expert
Confidential one-on-one services are available at no cost to UW–Madison employees who wish to discuss personal or professional issues. Early consultations—when you or a coworker begins to experience a concern—will offer greater flexibility for achieving success.
|Employee Assistance Office||Ombuds Office|
|Confidentiality||Provide confidentiality to all visitors and do not retain formal records of visitor contacts.|
|No Cost||Provide services at no cost to the employee. Employees may use work time for appointments.|
|Eligibilty||Any UW–Madison employee, including student employees and postdocs, their family members, or significant others.||Any UW–Madison employee, including student employees and postdocs.|
|Staff||Licensed counselors with background and training that includes organizational development/leadership. Familiar with UW–Madison policies and procedures.||Retired faculty, academic, and university staff with extensive on-campus experience to provide a collective team perspective. Familiar with UW–Madison policies and procedures.|
|Meetings||Counseling appointments can be made by phone or email. Counseling sessions occur at the Lowell Center. Consultation can occur across campus at the division or college making the requests.||Assistance may be provided by telephone or meetings may be scheduled at a time and location convenient to the employee and the Ombuds.|
- Meditation classes offered by University Health Services are free and open to faculty, students, and staff on a drop-in basis.
- Several UW–Madison schools, colleges, and divisions offer regularly scheduled meditation sessions. Check with your local Well-being Champion or wellness committee to inquire about a session near you.
- The StayWell Meditation Challenge invites you to experience the benefits of mindfulness.