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Restful and Relaxed

Incorporate rest and the use of relaxation techniques to pace as you move through this Holiday Season.

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


(1 hour)

Canceled - The important role of rest in mental health

Discover the reasons why many of us resist entering into states of real rest and review tips that facilitate mental rest to help during the upcoming holiday season.

  • Tuesday, December 5, noon
  • Tuesday, December 5, 4 PM

(30 minutes)

Managing holiday stress with progressive muscle relaxation

Participants will be guided though a progressive muscle relaxation exercise to release the tension and stress that often accompanies the holiday season.



Mental Health Assessment

Complete an anonymous online self-assessment to check in on your mental well-being and receive resources of available support.

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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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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 times of heightened stress. 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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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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211 Helpline

2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information service that connects people from all communities, and of all ages, to a specialist who will help you find local health and human services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Broward County: 211 Broward

1-954-537-0211; or 211

Miami-Dade County: 211 Helpline

1-305-537-0211; or 211

Monroe County: Keys Helpline

1-855-883-4429; or 211

Palm Beach County: Palm Beach 211

1-561-383-1111; or 211


Quote by Which to Live

“Rest and be thankful.”

— William Wordsworth


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