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Wellness Resources Archive

Stress, Domestic Violence, and Resources

In the June 23, 2020 Leaderline, Berkeley Lab addressed the concern of increased domestic violence during the shelter-in-place orders and provided a guide with resources: Nationally reports of domestic violence have increased since shelter-in-place orders were issued. The violence is often caused by stress over health, money, or relationships. The Lab’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office […]

Join Us: 10-Minute Morning Stretch Breaks – 9:30 am Mon – Fri

We’re all still working from home and now, more than ever, you might need a break from your computer. Join us for a quick 10-minute morning stretch session led by your fellow Berkeley Lab colleagues. Zoom: https://lbnl.zoom.us/j/901593091 Daily Schedule (Mon-Fri): 9:30-9:40 a.m. – Morning Stretch Break (add it to your calendar) Are you interested in […]

Be Well at Work: THRIVE Summer Wellness Program – June-August 2020

THRIVE: Summer Wellness Program for UC Berkeley Staff & Faculty is built on the principle that self-care and healing from current, past, direct or indirect stress or trauma is: a personal journey different for all a non-linear process The program will consist of 6 virtual workshops over the course of [June 22nd – August 17th] […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Connect Eldercare Program – July 7, 2020

Caregiver Connect We recognize that as caregivers you are dealing with unique challenges at this time. Elders living alone, physical distancing, travel restrictions, and program and services closures, are only a few of the stressors caregivers face while caring for an elder during COVID 19. Join the Elder Care Program for Caregivers Connect. The group […]

Be Well at Work: Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children – July 8, 2020

Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children Working from home, working without adequate or any childcare, distance learning, home schooling, college students at home, and being with your children 24/7 are only a few of the challenges parents face during COVID 19. Join Be Well at Work‘s parenting support group, Supporting Parents and Caregivers of Children. […]

Employee Assistance Program: Mental Health Support for Black and African American Faculty and Staff

Current and historical events across our nation are impacting many of our UC Berkeley faculty and staff, and are particularly impacting our Black and African American community. Be Well at Work – Employee Assistance joins UHS and the University of California, Berkeley, in expressing our grief, outrage, and compassion to all those who have been […]

Berkeley Lab & Community Mental Health Resources

The All Access Employee Resource Group Mental Health Initiative has put together a list of Berkeley Lab employee resources, Bay Area resources and national hotlines and other mental health resources. Now more than ever mental health is an important part of our lives and the lives of those we love and care for. If you’re […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Challenges – An Emotional Olympics – June 9, 2020

Date: Tuesday, June 9th Time: 12:10 – 1:30 pm Register for live webinar via Zoom Add it to your calendar Speaker: Dr. Michelle Peticolas Accompanying someone through the final phase of life can be a powerful and healing experience. It can also be demanding and exhausting depending on caregiving demands and family relationships. One may […]

Be Well at Work: New Group for Caregivers: Caregivers Connect

We recognize that as caregivers you are dealing with unique challenges at this time. Elders living alone, physical distancing, travel restrictions, and program and services closures, are only a few of the stressors caregivers face while caring for an elder during COVID 19. Beginning in June, join the Elder Care Program for Caregivers Connect. The […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Resources for your mind & body

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Established in 1949, Mental Health Month seeks to put a spotlight on the importance of mental health and wellness and now more than ever, mental health is an important part of our lives and the lives of those we love and care for. To help, we’ve gathered a list […]