|Submission Date||March 5, 2020|
University of Saskatchewan
PA-13: Wellness Program
|1.00 / 1.00||
Office of Sustainability
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 University of Saskatchewan has developed an institutional wellness strategy. The goal the University of Saskatchewan’s wellness strategy is “To create an environment that promotes and supports the health and well-being of all who study and work at our campuses”
Student Wellness Resources:
The Student Wellness Centre, located on campus, provides the following services to students free of charge: doctor and nurse appointment, mental health assessment, consulting and counselling, nutritional counselling, and sexual health care including contraception counselling and STI prevention, testing and treatment. Physiotherapy, message therapy and chiropractic care are also available as fee for service. Through a free “Guidance Resources” program, off-campus and distance students can speak with financial experts, health coaches, mental-health clinicians, and lawyers
Employee Wellness Resources:
The University of Saskatchewan Employee and Family Assistance Program is a free and confidential service that provide psychological counselling, work-life solutions, health coaching and crisis intervention for employees (faculty and staff) and their families. Short-term disability (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) benefits are also available to employees.
A wellness web page and outreach booths at campus events provide educational resources and assist students, staff and faculty in accessing these resources.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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