- The UNCG Human Resources Wellness webpage has links to parks, walking trails, UNCG’s Spartan STEPS program, and other wellness benefits.
- The HR site also has valuable information about the Employee Assistance Program . The EAP offers assistance and resources to help you deal with difficult situations including, addiction, financial problems, counseling, and more. The EAP Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling 1-877-327-7658.
Student Health Services
- Full-time and Part-time permanent employees have access to Convenient care services at the Student Health Services. Services include lab tests, filling prescriptions, diabetes screening, and immunizations, as well as clinical visits for common urgent problems. Employees will pay for some of the services but paperwork is provided so that employees can file a claim with their insurance. Check out the Brochure Here or call 336-334-5340.The following services are not provided: Mental Health Services, Chronic Disease Management, Gynecological Services, and care for your children or spouse/partner.
- The Wellness Center is part of Student Health Services. The Center offers programs and resources for faculty and staff on a variety of health and wellness topics, including but nor limited to alcohol, body image, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, STD’s, stress management, and tobacco. The Center also offers nutrition counseling, massage therapy, Acupuncture, and smoking cessation services. 336.334.5340
- Campus Rec offers a a membership option for staff and their spouses. On Friday evenings from 5 PM through closing and all day on Saturdays and Sundays the center is open to families. 336.334.5924.
- Campus Rec offers CPR and First Aid Instruction. CPR for the Work Place(The cost of the class is $90.00 and includes the required workbook). This class includes First Aid, Adult CPR with AED, and Infant Child CPR, taught in a 1-day format. All participants must sign up and pay for the entire class. The class size is limited to eight individuals. If you’re taking a class that requires CPR certification, SIGN UP EARLY! Classes fill up quickly. Sign up at the fourth floor Reception Desk in the Student Recreation Center. Full payment must be made at the time of sign-up. All classes are held in room 403, Student Recreation Center.
- Team QUEST through Campus Rec creates cutting edge and dynamic programs that put individuals in charge of their own experiences! What Team QUEST offers is a unique hands on experience to enhance group development by improving leadership, communication, trust and engaging in creative thinking, effective decision making, as well as enacting support among participants.
- The UNCG Psychology Clinic offers a full range of assessment and therapy services for adults, adolescents, and children. Individual, family, and group therapy are provided for a variety of difficulties. Examples of problems commonly treated at the UNCG Psychology Clinic include depression, mood swings, anxiety/stress, social problems. marital and relational problems, family discord, phobias, panic attacks, anger, chronic pain, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, oppositional behavior, and school difficulties.
- The UNCG Vacc Counseling and Consulting Clinic provides individual and couples counseling related to wellness, stress management, and other mood or behavioral issues related to mental health on a sliding fee scale. For more information contact the clinic by telephone at 336.334.5112 or email CEDclinic@uncg.edu
- The UNCG-HOPE Program provides a comprehensive fitness program to adults over 50 years old. Classes focus on functional exercises designed to maintain older adults’ independence and mobility.
- Edible Wisdom is a nutrition workshop series designed to fuse the professional recommendations of a Registered Dietitian and the practical advice of fellow peers to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to promote healthful eating habits, weight management, and real sustainable energy. It is a 3-part series located in the Student Health Center (Gove 005).
- The PAAD Study : Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Disease offers a FREE 8-month physical activity program. PAAD is a research study, led by Dr. Jenny Etnier, to determine if a person’s genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease predicts the benefits they experience from exercise. Please visit the link for more information.
- The Weight Watchers at Work program consists of of a 12 week series of informative and motivational group meetings. Meeting time ranges from 45 minutes to one-hour weekly on Mondays in Bryan 113 from noon-1 pm. These meetings are open to the entire UNCG community including faculty, staff and students.
- There are now 5 nursing mothers’ rooms located in campus buildings. The following are permanent rooms: McIver 341, Bryan 344G, and Jackson Library Room 570. The other two rooms are available on request and are located in the Grove Building, Student Services Center and the HHP Building in the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness. Specific contact information about the rooms is available in this brochure.
- Need the real story on the latest diet fad? Wanted reliable information about lower back pain? Did you think about starting your search at the University Libraries? Check out the wealth of information available at Consumer Health Information Online. Here, the University Libraries have pulled together some of the top health resources for non-health professionals.
- The Consumer Health Complete database has encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and many other materials on all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, and more. Consumer Health Complete is available to all UNCG faculty, students, and staff from your desktop at work, home, or anywhere with a Novell login id.
- Preventing injuries is a large part of living a healthy lifestyle. Whether at home or at work, you can prevent many injuries before they happen by reducing hazards that may lead to injuries. The UNCG Office of Safety helps to ensure the safety of UNCG faculty and staff in a number of ways. We work with individuals and departments to prevent injuries/illnesses, report unsafe conditions and protect the environment. As a service-oriented organization, our office is dedicated to support the university’s overall mission by inspiring a cultural environment of shared responsibility to prevent injuries in the UNCG work environment. The following services are available at no charge to all employees:
- Ergonomic Assessment
- Workplace Hazard Assessment
- Indoor Air Quality Assessment
- Hearing Conservation Program
- Preventing Trips, Slips and Falls