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Improve Your Mood and Overall Health

Attend upcoming webinars to understand the symptoms, risk factors, and recommended treatments for depression. Explore how thoughts influence your mood and how this can affect your overall health.

Discover the mental health resources available through the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) at or call 305-284-6604.


(1 hour)

Make Your Credit Score Soar

Join speaker, Ms. Doris Baker, Financial Educator with Consolidated Credit, to review three ways you may boost your credit score and five factors to avoid when you are working on improving this all-important number.

(1 hour)

Social Security Benefits Update

Presenter, Maria Ortega, Public Affairs Specialist with Miami-Dade Social Security Administration Office, will help participants understand benefits eligiblity, when a person qualifies, and the steps eligible individuals need to take to apply for Social Security benefits. A University of Miami Benefits Administration representative will be in attendance to answer UM benefits related questions.

(1 hour)

Eating Disorders

In this session we will discuss what eating disorders are, who they affect, some common warning signs for eating disorders, and the treatments and resources that can help. This session is presented by Carisk Behavioral Health as part of the Monthly Educational Webinar Series.

(1 hour)

Understanding Depression

Attend this webinar to understand the symptoms, risk factors and recommended treatments for depression. Ways to support family and friends affected by depression will also be reviewed.

(1 hour)

Change Your Thoughts and Your Mood Will Follow

While many of us invest a great deal of time and energy into physically caring for our bodies, few of us consider the importance of taking the same care to assure that our mindset is supportive of our mood and overall health.  Attend to explore how thoughts influence our mood.

(30 minutes)

10 Strategies to Manage Symptoms of Depression

Depression affects one’s cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physical functions. Self-care strategies can help alleviate symptoms of depression. Join us to review strategies that help build healthy coping habits.



FSAP Individual 1:1 Consultations

Feeling stressed, burned out, or overwhelmed? We can help you address these concerns. 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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UM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine provides leading-edge patient care by the nation’s most acclaimed physicians. Board certified physicians offers evaluation and treatment for a broad range of psychiatric disorders for patients of all ages, socioeconomic levels, and cultural backgrounds.


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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

"Always be a little kinder than necessary."

— James M. Barrie


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