COVID-19 Resources

Mental Health Support and Services

For faculty, staff, and students

Free mobile apps for meditation

  • Insight Timer – Download for free for iPhone or Android. Thousands of free guided meditations by category, length, etc. Pay extra for courses, but not necessary.
  • Headspace (smartphone app for mindfulness, emotional health, physical health, and sleep exercises.) Offered free to all US healthcare professionals who work in public health settings through 2020. Redeem your subscription using your National Provider Identifier (NPI) and email address.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For faculty and staff

Rutgers University has resources available to its employees via the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP is a university-funded benefit that offers the support and resources needed to address any personal challenges and/or concerns that may affect an employee’s well-being and/or work performance. It is confidential and free to all faculty and staff as well as their eligible family members, including spouses, and dependent children.

Your EAP benefit provides confidential access to licensed professional counselors and work/life specialists who are available for short-term assistance.

Below are links that further describe the program as well as contact information:

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