Code Blaze Mental Health Resources offers a multitude of mental health and community online resources to help employees address the issues they are facing in their search for successful work/life integration. Code Blaze features extensive stress management and mindfulness resources for managing and coping with difficult emotions in times of distress.

Use the buttons for quick access to our catalog of online resources and don’t forget to explore additional Code Blaze options below.

  • Toolkits

    Caregivers Toolkit
    Explore a collection of online resources for caregivers including a variety of online courses and training opportunities, checklists, peer support and education on topics from respite care and bereavement to financial issues.

    Parenting Toolkit
    Explore a collection of online resources and articles for parents on topics including childhood grief, helping children handle stress, creating positive life experiences, supporting a child with ADHD and more.

    Parenting Teens Toolkit
    Explore a collection of online resources for parents of teens including development milestones, expert advice, a guide for Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma, as well as a list of local support groups and workshops.

    UAB Veterans Online Toolkit
    UAB proudly supports the policies and practices of equal opportunity in education and employment, including the hiring of veterans and their families; explore links to information, forms and other resources helpful to veterans at UAB.

    Life Services Toolkit
    The Standard group life insurance provides online tools and services to assist UAB employees and their beneficiaries with creating a will, funeral plans, financial arrangements and more.



    SMILE (Stress Management Initiative for Lifestyle Enhancement) is a resilience-training program that teaches employees strategies for quickly bouncing back from stress. The curriculum includes meditation, deep breathing, strategies for healthy habits, building resilience, improving work-life balance, goal setting, and identification and management of stress triggers. Offered free online through LinkedIn Learning.

    Click here to visit the SMILE Learning Path on LinkedIn Learning.
    If you are having trouble logging in to LinkedIn Learning for UAB employees, visit for instructions and eligibility information.

    Click here to download/print the SMILE Wellness Plan.

  • Quiet Rooms

    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