CALS Wellness Committee tip: Make use of campus mental health and wellness resources

SilverCloud, Your Online Mental Health Resource

SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive resource that provides UW–Madison faculty and staff with no-cost, confidential help for mental health issues and stress management program 24 hours a day.

SilverCloud offers self-guided exercises to help employees change beliefs and behaviors so they are thinking and feeling better. SilverCloud’s evidence-based learning modules address:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Body image
  • Stress

StayWell Wellness Program

Well Wisconsin, administered by StayWell, is the uniform wellness program offered as part of the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program. This program is voluntary and provided at no cost to you and your spouse if enrolled in the State Group Health Insurance Program. The program offers resources that can help you maintain or improve your current state of health and well-being and help you lower your health risk and health care costs. There is also a monetary incentive to employees enrolled in the State Group Health Insurance Program.

In January 2020, StayWell launched a new online employee portal. Watch the StayWell portal demo (the demo takes 3-4 minutes to begin), set-up your online account, then start to earn your Wellness Incentive today!

Connect, Learn, and Grow

Connect, Learn, and Grow is a new online series offering meaningful, timely, and relevant virtual learning opportunities for UW–Madison employees. The series will feature a variety of speakers and topics, with a new episode posted online every Wednesday. Each short and free episode will have opportunities for participants to reflect and share learning gained. Episodes will continue to be available online after they are released.

By engaging in this series, you will:

  • Connect with the University of Wisconsin–Madison community.
  • Learn new skills and information to help be successful in current and future roles.
  • Grow through self-reflection and navigate in this time and place.