Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.47
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Portland State University
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Amanda Wolf
Program + Assessment Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

Wellness Programs:

These programs are offered to employees enrolled in a medical program through Portland State. Some programs are extended to spouse, partner, dependents and even extended family members. They are offered at either no cost or low cost to promote healthy living.

These programs are paid through your medical premiums, please look over all the programs and see what PSU has to offer you.

-Weight Watchers
-HEM Health Engagement Model
-Employee Assistance Program
-Healthy Team Healthy U
-MoodHelper
-Tobacco Cessation
-Better Choices, Better Health
-No-cost Preventive Service

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides assistance to individuals dealing with issues that affect your work, home, or family life. Use of the EAP is free and confidential. The program is available to you, your spouse, and eligible dependents. The EAP provides counselors and programs that can assist you in a variety of life and workplace problems which may include:
-Assistance Finding Childcare
-Depression or Anxiety
-Relationship Problems
-Home Ownership
-Financial/Legal/Consumer Concerns
-Drug or Alcohol Abuse
-Stress Management
-Plus many other topics as well

Additional Program Resources

Below are a few informative resources that the EAP offers:
-Upcoming and Past Webinars
-Quarterly Newsletters
-EAP Navigator/Flashmail
-Florida School Shooting News Alert

Wellness Resources:
Portland State University is committed to creating a workplace environment that supports its community members in balancing their professional and personal lives. To support our community members below is a collection of links to organizations and resources at PSU and in the Portland, community to help us all integrate balance and wellness into our lives.

-Adoption
-Child Care and Services
-Elder Care
-Lactation Space
-Wellness on Campus
-Diversity and Inclusion
-Resource for Newly Relocated Staff

Student Resources:
SHAC Counseling Services Overview
Students interested in any of SHAC's counseling services are encouraged to walk-in to SHAC and consult with a counselor during daily walk-in hours. SHAC counselors will meet with students to determine appropriate next steps for care which may include: referral to another PSU support resource, referral to group counseling, a follow up appointment with SHAC Counseling Services, being placed on Counseling Service's assignment list for individual counseling, and/or referral to a community resource.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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