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A Season of Gratitude and Self-Care

Explore a technique for managing stress and preventing personal burnout. Make self-care a top priority to successfully balancing the challenges of the holiday season.

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


(30 minutes)

Managing Holiday Stress with Progressive Muscle Relaxation

PMR, an evidence-based relaxation technique, has been found to reduce levels of cortisol, a hormone released in response to stress. Attend to practice and release the tension and stress that often accompanies the holiday season.

(1 hour)

Personality Disorders

This session will provide attendees with a definition of personality disorders, a description of the different types of disorders, and contemporary treatment approaches important for an individual’s recovery. This session is presented by Carisk Behavioral Health as part of the Monthly Educational Webinar Series.




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

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

“How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em.”

— Shel Silverstein


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