Code Blaze is designed to minimize stress for UAB and UAB Medicine employees.

Through the Code Blaze program, the Employee Assistance & Counseling Center provides community and online resources that may help employees address the issues they are facing in their search for successful work/life integration. It also provides extensive stress management resources for solving stressful situations, relaxation and techniques for managing difficult emotions frequently experienced by direct care providers. See the Code Blaze services below for more information.

Stress Mgmt Services
Mental Health Resources

  • Code Blaze Resources

    Through the Code Blaze program, the UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center provides quick access to an extensive catalog of online resources. All Code Blaze resources can be saved and accessed any time or place through a computer or smartphone.

    How to save online resources for easy mobile access: iOS users | Android users.

  • Code Blaze Quiet Rooms

    A relaxation haven for UAB employees

    Code Blaze Quiet Rooms are spaces around campus where UAB employees can go when job-related stress becomes overwhelming. The designated quiet areas are stocked with adult coloring books, iPads with access to meditation apps, and other stress management resources designed to help you decompress and recharge.



    EACC Quiet Room

    Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the EACC office in Five Points
    2112 11th Avenue South, Suite 330
    Click for directions

    RNICU Quiet Room

    Open to RNICU employees
    UAB Women & Infants Center, Third Floor


  • Code Blaze SMILE


    The Stress Management Initiative for Lifestyle Enhancement (SMILE) is a resilience-training program that teaches employees integrated mindfulness skills for quickly bouncing back from stress. Skills including meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, restorative yoga, strategies for healthy habits and identification and management of stress triggers are offered online for all UAB employees.

    Log into the UAB Learning System with your BlazerID and password and search "Smile" for a full list of courses.