During National Mental Health Month, the EACC is providing the UAB community with tools on a variety of topics to aid mental health. Check this page each week in May for online tools and virtual activities, as well as EACC’s collection of COVID-19 handouts and online mental health screenings that provide a free and confidential way to check for signs of mental health problems. Follow the EACC on Facebook and Instagram for weekly mental health directives and encouragements.

Mental Health Month Tools

Owning Your Feelings

WEEK 1: Owning Your Feelings

Taking the time to really identify what you’re feeling can help you to better cope with challenging situations.

Creating Healthy Routines

WEEK 1: Create Healthy Routines

By creating routines, we make it easier to get things done without having to think hard about them.

Supporting Others

WEEK 2: Supporting Others

There are simple things you can say or do to help a loved one struggling to get through tough times.

Connecting with Others

WEEK 2: Connecting with Others

It's our connections to others that enrich our lives, but it can be hard to know how to make those connections.

Finding The Positive

WEEK 3: Finding the Positive After Loss

It is natural to grieve but there are ways to help ourselves recover mentally and emotionally.

Eliminating Toxic Influences

WEEK 4: Eliminating Toxic Influences

Identifying and removing toxic influences in our lives can improve mental and physical health over time.

EACC Resources for COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health Screens

Online mental health screenings are a fast, free and confidential way to check for signs of mental health issues. Check out some of the available online screens below.
Please note — online screens are not a substitute for consultation with a health professional. Regardless of the results of a screen, if you have any concerns, see your doctor, counselor or other mental health professional.

  • Mental Health America: MHA offers free, condential and anonymous mental health tests for depression, anxiety, work health, addiction and more — plus guidance for those unsure of which test they should take.
  • UAB Medicine Wellbeing Index: This online self assessment tool allows users to measure burnout, assess valuable resources and compare their scores to peers, as well as track progress overtime to promote self awareness.
  • Additional Online Screening: See EACC's list of available mental health screens focused on burnout, depression, eating disorders, PTSD and veterans issues, and more.