|Submission Date||July 8, 2020|
Michigan Technological University
PA-13: Wellness Program
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Executive Director of Sustainability
Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :
Available to Students:
Counseling - http://www.mtu.edu/counseling/
Counseling Services provides short-term, solution-focused mental health counseling. Utilizing a stepped-care approach, students are provided with the most effective, least-intensive type of treatment needed to address the concerns they are experiencing. Combined with additional supports, such as workshops and group therapy, our services allow students to fully engage academically and socially during their time at Michigan Tech. Our approach to services traditionally meet the needs of our students; however, there are instances in which a student's needs may lay outside the scope of care provided by our staff at which point the student may be referred to services outside of our office.
Available to faculty and staff:
- Husky Health : https://www.mtu.edu/hr/current/benefits/wellness/husky-health/
The Husky Health wellness program is a voluntary program available to benefits-eligible employees. The program is administered according to federal rules permitting employer-sponsored wellness programs that seek to improve employee health or prevent disease.
- Employee Assistance Program: https://www.mtu.edu/hr/current/benefits/additional/
Eligible faculty and staff, and their spouses and dependents, have access to up to eight free counseling sessions per person from Northstar EAP. Their services can help manage issues that may be impacting your personal and work life. Northstar EAP's areas of expertise include stress, depression, family and marital issues, work relationships, alcohol and substance abuse and grief. Confidentiality is maintained in accordance with privacy laws and professional ethical standards. The University will not be notified when services are requested or used. To set up an appointment call 906-225-3145 or schedule online at www.northstareap.com.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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