Emotional Wellness Resources – KTO Edits

Emotional Wellness

Our emotional wellness manifests in our ability to meet the world with optimism, trust and a sturdy sense of self-esteem.

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GatorCare members ages 18+ are eligible to receive free online counseling and psychiatry services through Talkspace. Communicate with your provider wherever you are, whenever is best for you.

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Find a Provider

Whether you need support with a recent circumstance or an ongoing challenge, your GatorCare insurance plan gives you access to counseling, psychiatry, and more. Find a provider using the link below.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Eligible UF and UF Health employees and their immediate families are eligible to receive short-term counseling through their respective EAPs (Employee Assistance Programs). Find support for whatever life throws your way, whether financial, health challenges, family concern, and more.

Workshops & Presentations

GatorCare has several workshops related to emotional wellness: Beyond the Stress Ball, Happier You, Digital Detox, Shaping Your Next Normal, and Work-Life Alignment. Sign up your office for a live workshop, or watch one of our recorded wellness presentations on your own time.

Wellness Challenges

Participate in one of our guided wellness challenges to create positive habits in a fun way. Improve your emotional wellness through wellness challenges involving gratitude, sleep, meditation, resilience, and more.

National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Learn more about mental health diagnoses, participate in a research study, or get connected with resources.

Find a Support Group

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gainesville chapter hosts support groups, presentations, and courses for individuals living with mental illness and their families. View the 2021 schedule for upcoming groups and classes.

Free Online Mental Health Screenings

Take a free online mental health screening to check in on your emotional wellness. Topics include depression, alcohol use, PTSD, disordered eating, and overall wellbeing.

Meditation & Mindfulness

Explore meditation and relaxation resources, including live-streamed classes, pre-recorded sessions, and a self-guided meditation challenge. Sign up for a weekly mindfulness email and receive presentations by field experts.

Sleep Resources

Sleep is essential for emotional wellbeing. View recorded presentations by field experts or participate in our sleep challenge to maximize your sleep hygiene.

Burnout Self-Assessment

Burnout is not a medical diagnosis, but is a special type of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive prolonged stress. It can occur when you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet constant demands. Take this brief assessment to measure your risk for burnout.

Talkspace 10 Day Path to Healing

It has been one year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many have struggled during these uncertain times. Talkspace offers a free 10-day Path to Healing evidenced-based and clinically-backed lessons and practices to help begin cultivating change and a sense of restoration.