Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.27
Liaison Leanne Shewchuk
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Manitoba
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Leanne Shewchuk
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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 :

The University of Manitoba offers wellness programs for students, staff and faculty as well as a 5 year University wide Wellness Strategy.

The following are some of the programs available to support student wellness:
- A student Counselling Centre is available for all students for counselling, crisis assistance, resources, workshops and more
- Student Affairs runs a Health and Wellness program that works to fight mental health stigmas, bullying issues, and addictions
- Health services has an onsite Physician available by appointment for checkups, tests, and referrals
- Student Accessibility Services is available to reduce barriers to students with any form of disability
- Access to Recreation Services is available to all full time students with gym fees included in tuition to reduce cost

The following are some of the programs available to support Staff and Faculty wellness:
- The Employee and Family Assistance Program provides counselling with optional accessible phone, internet conference or written formats, real-time, 24/7 chat support with First Chat and the My EAP mobile app with fast and easy access to health and wellness topics that may impact work
- Recreation Services provides wellness programs and seminars for workplace team development and reduced pricing for membership


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