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Welcome in the New Year

Welcome the new year by embracing the renewal of life and the birth of new hope. Discover the benefits of happiness or programs currently available to those wishing to purchase their first home.

Click here to discover mental health resources available to UM faculty, staff, and their dependents.


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Happiness and Health Connection

Happiness can make our hearts healthier, our immune systems stronger, and our lives longer. Join us to explore the pathways to happiness and health.

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Buying Your First Home

Purchasing your first home can be both an exciting and intimidating process.  Our invited speaker, Eric Johnson, Housing Assistance Programs Administrator for the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust, will provide information regarding the government programs, grants and funds available for low to moderate income first-time home buyers in Miami-Dade County.


Support Your Team

Group "Check-In" Meetings

The UM FSAP offers virtual group “Check-In” meetings to teams and workgroups. These meetings are meant to support employee emotional and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Meetings assist groups of employees in identifying/expressing their concerns while discussing options for managing stress, healthy coping, and supporting their team.


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FSAP “Working from Home” Resources

Visit the FSAP’s “Work from Home” resource webpage to explore links to stress relief and meditation apps, review home-based fitness ideas, download PDFs of a variety of mental health topics, and discover links to helpful home delivery app-based services.

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FSAP Individual "Check-In" Consultations

Feeling a bit stressed? We can help you develop a game plan. Call the University of Miami's Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) to arrange a 1:1 confidential telehealth consultation visit with one of our Florida licensed mental health and certified employee assistance professionals. Consultations are free of charge to UM faculty, staff, and their eligible dependents.


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Carisk Behavioral Health

Contact Carisk Behavioral Health, the University of Miami's behavioral health insurance panel to discover the variety of providers and treatment modalities available for addressing mental and behavioral health concerns. Telehealth services are covered. Select "Commercial Directory" on their website to access the correct database of providers.


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Aetna Resources for Living and 24/7 Helpline

COVID-19 response is bringing a lot of changes to our lives, including stress and anxiety. Visit the Aetna Resources for Living webpage to discover resources to help you cope during this challenging time. Or, call their 24/7 Helpline for after-hours assistance.


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Quote by Which to Live

"Sometimes, the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."

— Winnie the Pooh


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