myStrength.com, available through UAB Employee Assistance and Counseling Center.Get free access to interactive online tools to help manage and overcome personal, everyday struggles on
The digital behavioral health platform features hundreds of resources on topics such as stress management, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, parenting, substance abuse and more on its website and mobile application.
As the hectic holidays approach, EACC Director Tami Long, Ph.D., encourages employees who want to take charge of their mental and emotional health and well-being to use the free resources UAB provides.
“An employee who has resources and support during difficult times is better able to cope, which makes for a more engaged and productive person on the job and at home,” Long said.
Access to myStrength is free for employees and members of their households. To get started, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 205-934-2281 and request your free UAB access code. Sign up with the access code at mystrength.com or download the app on the App Store or Google Play Store.
A personal myStrength account provides 24/7 access to evidence-based resources for improved emotional health, well-being and resilience, including mood trackers, goal-setting tools and e-learning activities that can be completed in minutes a day.
These digital tools provide affordable, accessible and confidential support to complement other forms of care, such as medication or working with a behavioral health professional. The EACC also offers eligible employees and members of their immediate household up to 12 free counseling or life-coaching sessions per year with a licensed and certified counselor or board-certified life coach.
Learn more at uab.edu/eacc.