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Depression symptoms are rising during the pandemic, but a new study shows that having a healthy savings account has a protective effect. Free financial counseling from UAB and other employee training resources offer a step-by-step guide to savings success.

UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center offer online tools and information to improve mental health, increase resiliency and support friends, family and co-workers who may be struggling.

As UAB transitions to remote teaching and work in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19, employees can still access telemental health services at no cost.

Weekly meetings of the Grief Recovery Method Support Group will begin Feb. 20.

UAB Safe streamWinter can be a discouraging time. During short days, long nights and freezing temperatures, it’s easy to choose staying home over braving cold temperatures or let exercise routines lapse in favor of curling up under a blanket. Learn about resources UAB offers for coping with seasonal affective disorder and other mental health issues.

The fair will feature food trucks, giveaways and opportunities to meet with mental health providers from both UAB and the Birmingham area.

A new text-based crisis support service debuts this month to help employees and their family members.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

UAB Safe streamBetween spring break, St. Patrick’s Day and warmer weekend weather, springtime is full of opportunities for fun with friends — and for many, that means pouring a cold alcoholic beverage. But knowing the safe is an important part of having a good time.

Explore new and improved resources to help you cope with financial stressors, build financial skills and feel confident about the future. Start with seminars and webinars during America Saves Week, Feb. 25-March 1.

UAB Safe streamMajor depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern, more commonly known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), affects as many as 10 million Americans.