Explore the EACC's line-up of stress management programs including a variety of classes, support services, digital tools and more.

April is Stress Awareness Month. During the month of April, visit the EACC on Facebook and Instagram for information on stress management, giveaways, events and more. Plus, register for a Virtual Guided Mindfulness on April 20. 

Counseling

Counseling

EACC's couseling staff are trained to offer support and assist in developing coping strategies for managing stress in addition to other personal problems. UAB employees and members of their immediate household are eligible for 15 free sessions per year.

Self-Care Studio

Self-Care Studio

The collaboration between the EACC and UAB’s Arts in Medicine offers employees a creative outlet to reduce stress through art therapy, guided imagery and other expressive therapies. Virtual sesssions are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month.

Yoga

Yoga

Yoga creates balance in the body through strength and flexibility. Join EACC's certified yoga instructor for a slow-paced yet challenging yoga experience in a judgment-free environment. In person yoga is available at the EACC Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:25 p.m. beginning April 19. Visit the Programs & Events page for monthly virtual chair yoga sessions.

B Well

B Well

The B Well UAB app offers easy access to UAB mental health resources including a self-care plan builder, daily mood tracker, calming meditations and calendar of mental health activities on campus. Now available to employees and students in the App Store and Google Play

myStrength

myStrength

Through its partnership with myStrength, EACC provides employees with free access to hundreds of web and mobile tools for increased emotional health and wellbeing on topics like stress management, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, parenting, substance abuse and more.

Group Therapy

Group Therapy

EACC support groups provide a safe and secure environment to discuss shared experiences and offer and receive community support. Hopeful Healing, a support group for coping with chronic illness, meets the last Tuesday of the month; additional groups will be added in the upcoming months.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy

EACC’s therapeutic art sessions provide a unique format for self-expression, communication and reflection in either a group therapy or one-on-one counseling setting — no artistic talent necessary.

Meditation

Meditation

The practice of meditation is known to reduce stress, decrease anxiety and depression, improve physical health and enhance employee engagement and job performance. Meditation is available to departments upon request.

Code Blaze

Code Blaze

The Code Blaze program provides quick access to tools for solving stressful situations and managing the difficult emotions experienced by direct care providers — including an extensive database of community and online resources and the SMILE resilience-training program.

Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness

The EACC provides personalized counseling and various resources designed to empower employees to empower take charge of their finances and financial wellbeing.

Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco Cessation

If you need extra support when you’re ready to quit smoking, the EACC provides free tobacco cessation coaching for groups and individuals as well as online resources to help you succeed.