|Submission Date||Dec. 23, 2020|
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PA-14: Wellness Program
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Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity and Compliance
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 academic staff?:
Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all non-academic staff?:
A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):
Student Wellness provides services and resources across a variety of wellness topics, including alcohol and drug brief intervention counseling, sexual wellness counseling appointments, diversity trainings, and interpersonal violence prevention workshops, just to name a few. For more information: http://studentwellness.unc.edu/our-services or https://caps.unc.edu/
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to the health and wellness of employees, a variety of programs are offered that focus on healthy lifestyles and balancing the responsibilities of work and personal life. The Work/Life and Wellness Office helps the University’s diverse population find solutions to the daily challenges of personal, work, and family life. The office provides information and referrals to assist with all kinds of life events and to help employees manage unexpected disruptions of work or study. For concerns ranging from workplace stress to caring for a young child or other family members, there are a wide variety of resources to help employees integrate their work and life responsibilities.
For more information: https://hr.unc.edu/benefits/work-life/
UNC's Employee Assistance Program offers confidential counseling and resources to help employees and their families deal with the pressures of life issues, including family or workplace concerns, depression and anxiety, alcohol and drug dependency, finances, domestic violence, grief, and fear and anger associated with health problems. Counselors are available on-site during the day and by telephone 24-hours.
Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:
Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:
1. The University prohibits smoking inside its buildings and facilities and in State-owned vehicles.
2. The use of lighted tobacco products (e.g. cigarettes, cigars, hookah) is prohibited in the outdoor areas controlled by the University up to 100 feet from University facilities, according to the map (see below).
3. Electronic cigarettes, vaping devices, or other electronic delivery system which simulates tobacco smoking by producing an aerosol resembling smoke are prohibited in outdoor areas controlled by the university up to 25 feet from University facilities.
4. The use of lighted tobacco products (e.g. cigarettes, cigars, hookah) is also prohibited throughout Kenan Woods (the wooded area between Kenan Stadium and Campus Health Services) and within 50 feet of the area surrounding Kenan Woods.
The practical effect of this policy is that the campus is smoke free.
Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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