|Submission Date||July 22, 2014|
Western Michigan University
PA-11: Wellness Program
Associate Vice President
Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
|Yes or No|
A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):
WMU offers the Zest for Life program, an employee wellness program for all Western Michigan University employees, retirees, and their spouses. The program is designed to enhance participants’ quality of life through various health programs and fitness opportunities.
In addition, HelpNet Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers confidential assessment, brief counseling, and referral services to employees and their household members who are concerned about marital and family issues, addictions, emotional problems, relationships, and other significant personal problems. This service is provided at no cost to WMU benefits-eligible employees.
The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:
Wellness program in place since 2009 - New wellness program with positive economic incentives for benefits-eligible employees to be implemented in 2014.