Building Your Coping Skills
The EAP created a booklet filled with tools to manage these stressful times. View or download the Building Your Coping Skills Booklet.
The following apps and programs are free to Mass General Brigham employees during the Pandemic.
Foundations (previously called Evermind) is for people feeling more acutely stressed, anxious, and depressed who would like to learn how to handle stress. The app applies techniques used cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Access Foundations here.
Headspace is an application that can be used on your phone with meditation and guided relaxation. Access Headspace: here. (Link is not supported in Internet Explorer: suggested browsers include Chrome, Firefox and Safari).
Internet Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (iCBT)
iCBT offers self-paced and self-directed CBT through clinically created online modules. iCBT is provided by Mass General Brigham to help employees and family members with depression and anxiety. Access iCBT*: Employees need initial screening/referral from an EAP clinician to sign up – contact the EAP at: 866-724-4327. *Some Mass General Brigham primary care providers also refer to iCBT.
Success with Stress – Taking Care of You
EAP offers 10 minute on demand recordings demonstrating
a variety of relaxation techniques. Access seminars on EAP site here.
EAP Resiliency Sessions
Managers at Mass General Brigham entities and departments can call
866-724-4327 to request free EAP sessions/trainings for employees.
Sixty-minute session led by EAP clinicians, geared towards helping healthcare workers recover from feelings of exhaustion, frustration, anger and depression. Also helpful for employees experiencing Secondary Traumatic Stress – a negative feeling driven by fear and work-related trauma.
Sixty-minute webinar led by EAP clinicians, designed to help change mental attitudes about stress. Participants can learn how to change their body’s response to stress.
R U OK?
An EAP webinar (45-60 minutes) to help employees feel comfortable checking-in with colleagues to see how they are doing. Using the R U OK? Mental Health Awareness framework, this presentation will guide you through why, when and how to approach a colleague about whom you have concern, so that you feel equipped to respond. More information can be found on the EAP website here.