Need Help Immediately?

Thinking about suicide or concerned about another's safety?

Call 911

Wellness Resources - Faculty, Fellows & Residents

Faculty, fellows, and residents are faced with professional and personal challenges on a daily basis. The University of Vermont Health Network is committed to supporting the psychological, emotional and physical well-being of our physicians, as we believe these are key to being a successful caregiver. 

Below please find resources and programs that help promote a healthy work-life balance.

If you or a colleague needs help, please reach out. All outreach is free and confidential.

Are You in Crisis?

Thinking about suicide or concerned about another's safety? Call 9-1-1 Immediately
National Suicide Hotline 802-488-7777 or 800-273-8255
National Suicide Text Line Text 74141
Stressed out or struggling with substance abuse? Email EFAP@uvmhealth.org or call 802-847-2827, Mon-Fri 7:30am-5pm.

Are You at Risk?

Are you at risk for depression? Use this interactive checklist to help assess your symptoms
Are you feeling stressed? Learn some breathing exercises to help deal with stress.
Learn more about your health View our interactive health assessment tools.

Are You Seeking Prevention & Wellness Resources?

The UVM Health Medical Group Employee Wellness program invites you, as a provider, to participate in our 2019 Take it to the Next Level wellbeing campaign. Stay connected with your local network hospital wellness program by participating in their offerings or feel free to participate in the offerings provided by UVM Health Network Medical Group Employee Wellness. After completion of any activities, you will be asked to complete your online health assessment and record your completed activities in the UVM Health Network Medical Group portal. These incentives are paid out through payroll. All UVM Health Network Medical Group programs and activities are free. We welcome you and hope that you will join in! Download the flyer for details.

Wellness Resources

Benefits & Compensation 802-847-2825, Option 2, benefits_compensation@uvmhealth.org
Child Care Resources 802-863-3367, info@childcareresources.org
Compliance 802-847-2667
Employee Health 802-847-2112, EmployeeHealth@UVMHealth.org
Employee Wellness 802-847-2827, Wellness@UVMHealth.org
Interpreter Services 866-874-3972, Client ID 862729
MD Liason to HR (Faculty Practice Division) 802-847-7911, Jim Ulager, MD, James.Ulager@uvmhealth.org
Sally Bliss, Ethics 802-847-5155, Questions about ethical healthcare or workplace dilemma
Steps to End Domestic Violence 24/7 802-658-1996 or 800-228-7395, StepsVt.org
Therapeutic Resources Download the flyer.
UVM Medical Center Employee Discounts Employee Discount Intranet Page
Vermont 211: Get Connected, Get answers for every day needs or difficult times 24/7 Toll free: 866-652-4636 or dial 2-1-1
Vermont Poison Control 800-222-1222
Veteran's Crisis Line: 24/7 Hotline 800-273-8255 press 1 or text 838255

Apps for Wellness

Below are apps you can download to your smartphone to enhance your wellbeing.

For Meditation and Sleep Calm.com
Stay organized To Do Reminder on Google Play
A meditation app that targets stress, anxiety, and depression Aura
An app that helps acquaint you with mindfulness. Stop, Breathe & Think