Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.77
Liaison Ashley Woolman
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Western Colorado University
PA-11: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kim Gailey
Director of HR
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Does the institution make counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all members of the following groups?:
Yes or No
Students Yes
Staff Yes
Faculty Yes

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

All students, faculty and staff can access seven free counseling visits at the mental health center on campus. If students require more assistance, the student affairs office may be contacted for additional resources. Faculty and staff can access additional visits through our health insurance which offers full mental health benefits. The institution also promotes a mental health assessment and resource website called MyStrength through our local mental health center. The institution offers a free health fair for faculty and staff, with free blood chemistry and wellness assessments. Western also has a full time Prevention Educator who works with students on total wellness.

The website URL where information about the institution's wellness program(s) is available:

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