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Faculty wellness resources

 

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Wellness at work involves the whole person. Many resources and supports are available to help you maintain your well-being in four pillars of health: mind, body, life and work. You determine what services you need and when you need them — many are available around the clock to fit your schedule.

 

 

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Healthy mind

 

Crisis resources

Counselling - Homewood Health

Homewood Health staff are available to take your call 24/7. To speak to someone in confidence, access crisis services (24 hours a day) or book an appointment call 1.800.663.1142.

Distress Centre Calgary

Distress Centre Calgary is available to respond to individuals in distress through a 24-hour crisis line, email, daily chat and daily text.

iVolve - Homewood Health

Online CBT. i-Volve is an online, self-paced treatment program for depression and anxiety using the best practice treatment approach, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

This innovative treatment program will guide you through exercises that examine and test how you interpret and perceive external stimulation. These insights will help you change and adapt the ways in which you think, feel and react in various situations. Learn to identify, challenge and overcome your anxious and/or depressive thoughts, behaviours and emotions.

Sun Life extended health benefits

Sun Life will cover 80% of the costs, up to $1,000 per person per benefit year, for licensed psychologists or social workers for faculty members who have coverage.

MRU leaves and accommodation supports

The Wellness at Work office within Human Resources works with employees who need accommodation support: establishing workplace accommodations, supporting access to short- and long-term disability and planning for a return to work after illness or injury.

Lumino Health Centre

An innovation from Sun Life that allows employees to find health and wellness information to support their health journey.  Plan members can find and book appointments with over 150,000 health professionals, discover health resources and offers with a wide range of companies and access wellness and mental health articles from health experts and trustworthy organizations. To access, login to mysunlife.ca and look for the Lumino Health Centre link.

 

 

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Healthy body

 

LifeSmart resources - Homewood Health

Nutritional Coaching, Lifestyle Changes, Jumpstart your Wellness, Smoking Cessation

A suite of telephone services offers assessments, coaching and resources; each service has been developed to help you take a proactive approach to managing everyday challenges.

MRU leaves and accommodation supports

The Wellness at Work office within Human Resources works with employees who require accommodation support: establishing workplace accommodations, facilitating access to short- and long-term disability, and planning for a return to work after illness or injury.

MRU Recreation

The Rec Centre offers classes, fitness equipment, a pool, a climbing wall, intramural sports and personal training.

MRU Wellness Services

Wellness Services provides access to physicians, nurses, and paramedical practitioners such as physiotherapists and chiropractors through the MRU Injury & Prevention Clinic.

Lumino Health Centre

An innovation from Sun Life that allows employees to find health and wellness information to support their health journey. Plan members can find and book appointments with over 150,000 health professionals, discover health resources and offers with a wide range of companies and access wellness and mental health articles from health experts and trustworthy organizations. To access, login to mysunlife.ca and look for the Lumino Health Centre link. 

 

 

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Healthy work

 

LifeSmart resources - Homewood Health

Career Planning, Workplace Issues, Pre-Retirement Planning, Shift Worker Support

A suite of telephone services offers assessments, coaching and resources; each service has been developed to help you take a proactive approach to managing everyday challenges.

MRU Environmental Health & Safety

Contact Environmental Health & Safety to report a safety concern or incident.

MRU Campus Safety

Security Services responds to alarms and accidents, provides emergency first aid and responds to unusual activity on campus 24/7.

Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta works with your medical practitioners and MRU to ensure a safe and timely return to work after a workplace accident or injury.

 

 

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Healthy life

 

LifeSmart resources - Homewood Health

New Parent Support, Childcare & Parenting, Elder & Family Care, Relationship Solutions, Financial Coaching, Legal Advisory Services

A suite of telephone services offers assessments, coaching and resources; each service has been developed to help you take a proactive approach to managing everyday challenges.

Retirement Planning - LAPP

Local Authorities Pension Plan has resources avilable for you to better understand your contribution and plan for retirement.

MRU Camps

Summer and PD camps for kids in everything from science and sports to adventure, arts and music.