Work/Life – Health & Wellness

Well Balanced Monthly Newsletter

April Well-Being Events Programs

Stepping into Spring with Zumba
Zumba is a dance form, which is considered one of the best stress busters, as well as a perfect workout regime. Zumba helps in toning overall body structure and reduces the pressure on joints as well.

Come join us for a 30-minute virtual dance party!

Presenter: UConn Recreation
Microsoft Teams Link
Or call in (audio only): 1-475-282-1761, Phone Conference ID: 216 944 57#
Presenter: UConn Recreation
Microsoft Teams Link
Or call in (audio only): 1-475-282-1761, Phone Conference ID: 880 074 350#

It's Every Kid Healthy Week Webinar
It's National Nutrition Month!

Healthy Kids Grow into Healthy Adults!

Every kid is different! Eating healthy can be yummy and fun, and snacking is especially important for growing bodies! Learn how to make snacking a healthy part of the day!

Presented by students in the Allied Health Sciences Dietetics Program in collaboration with Human Resources as part of the April Well-Being Programs.

Presenter: UConn Dietetics Students
Microsoft Teams Link
Or call in (audio only): 1-475-282-1761, Phone Conference ID: 325 977 925#

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential worksite based service available to all University faculty, staff and eligible family members. The Program provides professional assessment, brief counseling and/or timely referrals to community resources for multiple issues and concerns including, but not limited to:

  • Job Stress, Relationship Problems, Anxiety / Worry / Depression
  • Parenting and Family Concerns, Alcohol and Substance Misuse
  • Eldercare / Caregiver Stress, Financial / Debt Counseling
  • Communication Issues, Legal Questions

Hawley Armory Fitness and Wellness Center

Mansfield Community Center

Mansfield Hiking Trails and Parks

UConn Cycles - Bike Sharing Program

UConn Recreation
UConn Live Virtual Fitness Classes

Live, virtual classes are available to all UConn employees. Click the picture above to view the programs, schedule and to register for a class using your NetID and password.

If you’re unable to attend a live, virtual class, on-demand classes are also available at the following link:

Walking Trails in Connecticut

UConn Be Well Newsletter

Student Health Services

UConn Speech & Hearing Clinic

Living Well, Eating Smart

Big Y's Wellness Team provides healthy nutrition and lifestyle information for a better you
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Credible Health Information
Eastern Highlights Health District

A non-profit organization preventing illness and promoting wellness from communities in Eastern Connecticut
American Diabetes Association

CVS Caremark
Medication planning in the event of an emergency
Information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years

American Lung Association
Get My Plate in Shape

Opioid Epidemic
April 1, 2019 - Governor Lamont Announces New Statewide Efforts to Confront Opioid Addiction and Save Lives.

“Our objective is to send a message of hope – that treatment options are available, and Connecticut cares about those suffering, their families, and the communities who are battling this epidemic,” DMHAS Commissioner Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon said. “We are working hard every day to ensure individuals have the support and care needed to overcome this deadly disease and to let them know that recovery is possible.”

The CT Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services LiveLOUD campaign offers support, encourages treatment and education on treatment options, directed to those who are actively using heroin or misusing prescription opioids, their families and communities. learn more...

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
For 24/7, free, confidential support, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Smoking Cessation Programs and Resources