Physical and emotional stress can put your body at risk. Stress can lead to illness and have emotional consequences. Managing stress is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Benefits & Employee Wellness addresses the components of stress on your body with education, stretching, and exercise.
Customized Stress Management Presentations
Stress management presentations can be brought to your worksite and tailored to your department needs. If you have at least 10 UNM or UNMH benefits-eligible employees interested in a class, the Employee Wellness team will bring class(es) to you at your convenience, working around your schedule.
For more information, contact Benefits & Employee Wellness at 272-4460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other UNM Resources
Counseling Assistance and Referral Services (CARS) provides workshops and training that address emotional areas of stress. Topics include emotional intelligence, assertiveness skills, and conflict management. These workshops are available through Learning Central or you can request onsite training for your department. For more information, go to the CARS Workshops web site.
Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) provides massage therapy at their clinic to faculty, staff, and retirees at an affordable rate. Arrangements can be made for onsite/departmental chair massages. Contact SHAC for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Employee Organizational Development (EOD) provides free training workshops and consulting services to departments, such as workplace effectiveness toolbox and dispute resolution practices.
Center for Life is an integrative and inter-cultural center for prevention and wellness, utilizing ancient and modern techniques. They provide Mindfulness and Meditation programs for stress reduction and living meditatively. Fitness classes focusing on mindfulness such as Nia, Qi Gong, and yoga are also provided. Tuition remission may be used for some of their classes.
Yoga and Other Exercise Opportunities
Yoga and exercise are effective means to help manage your stress. Find out more about participating in ongoing fitness classes at Recreational Services.