September 22, 2021

Reminder: Access to behavioral health resources available, information continues to be shared

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As acknowledged via the behavioral health pillar of the Healthy Boiler Program, behavioral health plays a key role in overall employee well-being. Individuals are feeling new and/or increased stress and anxiety as remote work, hybrid work and on-site work continue to evolve amid ever-changing news surrounding the COVID-19 Delta variant and more. Purdue understands that raising awareness about mental health needs and ensuring that resources are readily available is an everyday necessity, regardless.

Human Resources continues its long-term initiative to help the Purdue community learn about resources and training opportunities so that all employees have the needed help, support and information. Purdue Today runs a feature article on a mental health-related topic each Wednesday, including the Purdue Today articles below. Employees may review as needed:

Human Resources continues to highlight the variety of resources and tools available, look into how the Purdue medical plans work to support mental health, and explore ways in which the University can help continue the discussion about mental health needs and more.

Upcoming events

Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5K – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) states that exercise helps a variety of mental issues and mental health conditions. The 10th annual Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5K takes place Oct. 16 on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. The Healthy Boiler Program is a supporting sponsor of the event, which includes offering discounted entry fees. The discount offer on entry fees expires at 11:59 p.m. Sept. 30. Details on the event and registration are available online.

Purdue’s fall 2021 Mental Health Action Week – Stay tuned for information about Purdue’s fall 2021 Mental Health Action Week, hosted by Purdue Graduate Student Government, several other University student groups, Purdue administration, Human Resources and more. 

ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

To assist faculty and staff

Review the “Mental Health Resources” webpage for a variety of available resources for faculty and staff, including EAP resources for all Purdue campuses.

To assist students

Faculty and staff, who work with students or have a student at home, can direct students to the resources below for behavioral health assistance. Note: LiveHealth Online Psychology and LiveHealth Online Psychiatry services are also available to Purdue students who are covered on a Purdue health plan. Mental health visits through LiveHealth Online are covered at 100 percent on the Purdue student health plan.  

Office of the Dean of Students

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)


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