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Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness involves having a positive attitude, high self-esteem, and a strong sense of self. Self-care, relaxation, stress reduction and the development of your inner-self are all vital to emotional wellness.

"My supervisor encourages wellness time & self-care when working with difficult issues"-Employee Testimonial

Signs of Emotional Wellness

  • Ability to express emotional concerns and feelings with others.
  • Saying “no” when you need to, without feeling guilty.
  • Feeling content most of the time.
  • Having the ability to relax.

How to Achieve Emotional Wellness

  • Reduce stress – recognize productive vs. bad stress.
  • Improving mental health.
  • Developing strong communication skills.
  • Building healthy relationships.
  • Develop your emotional intelligence.

Discounts & Partnerships

Below you will find many great resources to help you on your journey to strong emotional health.  Please look at each of the categories to find the opportunities that best suits your needs.  Each opportunity has a link where you can find more information.


On/Off Campus Service

Alcohol & Drug Abuse ProgramsAlcohol Awareness

On/Off Campus

Childcare ResourcesChildcare Resources


Flexible Working ArrangementsFlexible Working Arrangements

On/Off Campus

Invest EAPOnsite Counseling (PDF)

EAP Resources


Nursing Mothers in the WorkplaceNursing Mothers at Work



On/Off Campus Service

UVM Lane Series LogoUVM Lane Series


Flynn Center For the Performing ArtsCenter For the Performing Arts

     $10 tickets for UVM Employees on select performances


The North Hero House Inn & RestaurantThe North Hero House (PDF)


The Roxy Cinema >Roxy Cinema Movie Passes


Local Fitness & Nutrition Discounts

Wellness DiscountsLocal Fitness & Nutrition Discounts

This link will take you directly to the hub for employee fitness and nutrition discounts.

This is the UVM Wellness Wheel. It represents each area of wellness to help you focus on a whole health perspective.  The 7 dimensions represented in this wheel are: Emotional, Environmental, Financial, Intellectual, Physical, Social and Spiritual.

Invest EAP Logo

Invest EAP

Invest EAP is a Vermont-based public and private non-profit collaborative. Invest EAP provides short-term counseling and referral, management consultation, training and resource information.

Visit Invest EAP to view all resources. A login may be created using the organizational password: UVM.

UVM Employees can also sign up for EAP Onsite appointments.

Common Ground-Staff Council

UVM Staff Council

The UVM Staff Council serves as an advocate for staff by seeking out and responding to their ideas and concerns, representing them to the University administration, and keeping staff informed of University initiatives.