Well-being Resources

For many of us, the pandemic has had an impact on our overall health and well-being. These resources can help you take care of yourself as you prepare for the fall return to campus.

Healthy Emory

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To support and promote employees’ efforts to live healthy, Emory offers a wide variety of programs, resources and services. The Healthy Emory initiative provides a wide variety of programs and services to improve employee health and wellbeing in the areas of physical activity and movement, healthy eating and weight, diabetes prevention, sleep management, stress, and emotional health.

 Resources for Employees

  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Ergonomics
  • Blomeyer Fitness Center
  • And much more!

Go the Healthy Emory Website

Healthy Emory Connect

Healthy Emory Connect, Emory's customized web platform and mobile app powered by Virgin Pulse provides resources for physical activity, nutrition, stress management, sleep management and more! By joining and tracking healthy activities, employees can earn incentives to help save money on Emory health plan medical expenses.

Resources for Employees

  • Mindfulness by Whil offers a variety of short videos that will guide you through exercises in Mindfulness & Meditation, Yoga and Emotional Intelligence.
  • Personal Healthy Habit Challenges including Self-Care, Relaxation Breathing, Appreciate Others, and more.
  • Journeys self-guided online courses including Choose a New Attitude, Beat the Blues, Stress Less in 10 Minutes, Three Ways to Lower Stress, Calm Your Mind for Sleep, and more!
  • Healthy Habits including Gratitude Journal, Mindful Moment, and Change Your Mood.
  • Shoutouts: Brighten a coworker’s day. No matter how you say it, a little recognition can go along way—and you’ll feel pretty good, too!
  • Sleep Guide: A good night’s sleep and your mental wellbeing go hand in hand. Use the Sleep Guide to decide what you need to work on.
  • Tip Sheet – easy ways to kickstart your mindfulness practice
  • Wellbeing Activities to Keep you Energized throughout the day

Resources for Managers

Log in to Healthy Emory Connect

Kaiser Permanente

Resources for Employees

  • Self-care apps* - for meditation, mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy (Calm & myStrength)
  • Health classes – live virtual classes and on-demand fitness videos (live classes on healthy eating, sleep, weight, etc.)
  • Self-care resources – online resources, such as audiobooks & articles, to help manage depression, reduce stress & improve sleep
  • Mental health tools and resources* –members access to care and general educational resources
  • Wellness Coaching by Phone* – for stress and sleep
  • Personalized healthy lifestyle programs*  - personalized, online programs with action plans to reach health goals
  • Fitness Deals* - including Class Pass (see slide 7), Active & Fit Direct (fitness center discounts), and Choose Healthy (member discount program for fitness, health and wellness products)
  • Find Your Words – stigma, resilience, and mental health support center
  • Thrive Local Connections
  • Support groups – Support and education through National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
  • Thrive Local Connections call center* to help health plan members find community resources for food, housing, financial aid, and more. Toll-free 800-443-6328, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Resources for Managers

*KP member-only resource

Visit the Kaiser Permanente Website

Aetna

Aetna's Health Concierge is available for Aetna members only. Call 800-847-9026 (number on back of ID card):

  • Behavioral Health (available 24/7) – Press #1
  • Medical Self-Service – Press #2
  • Flexible Spending Health Savings Account – Press #3
  • 24 hr. Nurse Information Line – Press #4
  • Health Concierge – Press #5
    • Claims and Customer Service: Available 8:00 - 9:00 Eastern (6:00 Pacific)

Visit the Aetna Website

Emotional Support Resources

As we prepare to return to campus for the fall semester, the Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is offering several resources to help with the emotional aspect of the transition.

View FSAP Resources