|Submission Date||May 31, 2017|
PA-13: Wellness Program
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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 :
The Benefits Manager manages a comprehensive wellness program for faculty and staff. There is a Wellness Advisory Committee with representatives from across campus that organize an annual Health and Wellness Fair. Programs run in association with the Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation Department. There is a lecture series on diet/health.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) offers confidential individual and crisis counseling, as well as periodic workshops and support groups. As a Mills student, you are eligible for up to eight counseling sessions each academic year free of charge. At CAPS, you can also find information on stress management and other topics, or get referrals to off-campus resources for ongoing psychiatric and mental health services.
The Office of Wellness and Community Outreach provides the following services: Student Health Plan administration, wellness promotion, educational programs, and individual support to students; including referrals to providers and community resources. As liaison to the Student Health Center, the manager’s role is to help students navigate services and follow up on students’ feedback regarding their experiences at the Student Health Center.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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