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Work/Life – Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Employee Benefits Offered by the State of Connecticut

The State of Connecticut offers the majority of the benefits for UConn employees; it is important for you to understand what benefits are available to you based on your appointment with the University, make informed choices, and use the plans to your best advantage.

Leave of Absence

  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Other Leaves (American Red Cross Disaster Service Leave, Faculty Leaves (Sabbatical), Family Violence Leave, Military Leaves, Personal/Emergency Leaves, Voluntary Schedule Reduction Program)

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Emotional Health

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

Humphrey Center – for Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy
A counseling, teaching and research facility, housed within the Marriage and Family Therapy graduate training program at UConn, Storrs. The clinic serves the Tolland, Windham and surrounding regions, as well as the UConn campus community. Services and resources are for individuals, children, couples, teens, parents (including co-parenting and cooperative parenting) and families.

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