Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.85
Liaison Kelly Wellman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

Texas A&M University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Elizabeth Schwartz
Director Of Workforce Management
Human Resources - Division of Finance
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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 academic staff?:
Yes

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

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Texas A&M is a place where everyone can flourish as a whole person – and together as a whole community. Our employees don’t just work here, they thrive here. The Flourish brand pillars include empowerment, empathy, and engagement. The flourish brand promises to cultivate a culture of connection, community, and compassion.
Texas A&M System Benefits Administration has entered into an agreement with ComPsych Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services to extend services to all A&M System members including Texas A&M University. ComPsych is the pioneer and worldwide leader of employee assistance programs. Our global reach and extensive network of providers and resources mean multinational employers get the benefit of a centrally managed EAP, with consistent service delivery for employees, wherever they are working. What really sets us apart from other employee assistance program providers is our holistic assessment of and response to each employee’s needs through an extensive in-house staff of specialists.
Through our integrated GuidanceResources continuum, ComPsych EAPs deliver a comprehensive, global approach to addressing employee problems so that organizations stay ahead of workforce issues, enabling them to maximize productivity and contain costs.
Our approach helps an employee and their family members address an array of life challenges before they become distractions that affect home life as well as work performance.

Our EAP services offer:
Creative communications to drive awareness and use
Integration with other programs and benefits
Custom data and performance metrics
Worldwide access

Texas A&M offers numerous Wellness services to our student population. Examples include:

Student Counseling Service provides counseling and referral services to all students free of charge. A list of services is available here: http://scs.tamu.edu/?q=services

The Aggie Recovery Community provides wellbeing support for students struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. https://aggierecovery.com/

TAMU provides wellbeing services in regards to Sexual Health. https://studentlife.tamu.edu/hp/request/. Two programs available to students that work to mitigate sexual violence on our campus are Step in Stand Up and Green Dot. https://stepinstandup.tamu.edu/ http://greendot.tamu.edu/

Rec Sports offers numerous opportunities for students to improve their Physical wellbeing. http://recsports.tamu.edu/

THRIVE is a student wellness community. http://studentlife.tamu.edu/hp/thrive

The GLBT Resource Center provides services, support, and programming for our LGBTQI community and allies. For example, they offer a mentorship program: http://studentlife.tamu.edu/mentorship http://studentlife.tamu.edu/glbt/


Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:
Yes

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
Yes

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
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The institution’s smoke-free policy:
Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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