Contact

liveWELL

Campus Address
E119 CRWC
Mailing Address

E119 Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
309 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242-2010
United States

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Visit the University of Iowa Coronavirus Website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university's response. For help managing the impact of the crisis, find resources on stress, coping, and support.

Included in this section are on-campus and online stress management outlets, alcohol and substance use resources, sleep information, and grief and loss support. If you or a family member are going through challenging times in any of these areas, free resources are available to you.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP provides counseling, consultation, and educational services designed to enhance the health, performance, and well-being of individuals and their families. This confidential service is provided by licensed counselors at no cost to University of Iowa employees or family members. For assistance email EAP or call 319-335-2085. 

EAP can assist you with health and well-being related issues including:

liveWELL Health Coach Service

liveWELL offers a one-on-one Health Coach Service free for faculty and staff. Health coaching may focus on stress-related goals and activities to help you relax. Referrals to the Employee Assistance Program and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction are provided as appropriate, along with other referral options to suit your needs. Health coaches are available in person or via phone.  For assistance email liveWELL or call 319-353-2973.

liveWELL Trainings

liveWELL offers a variety of classes for faculty and staff, including stress management. 

Mental Health at Iowa

Resources available to students, faculty, and staff.

Mindfulness

Through the practice of mindfulness meditation, you can live a full life with greater balance and ease, even amidst the busyness of daily living or the challenges presented by physical or mental health limitations. 

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC)

WRAC provides counseling services and support groups to university students, faculty, staff, and the Iowa City community. For assistance call 319-335-1486.  

Substance Use Disorders 

University of Iowa Health Care provides outpatient treatment programs for alcohol and drug abuse. Trained staff work through both individual and group counseling sessions. In addition, OWI evaluations are provided. For assistance call 319-384-8765.  

Other Resources

Find what works best for you in dealing with the stress in your life. https://psychcentral.com/lib/20-tips-to-tame-your-stress#1

https://www.apa.org/helpcenter

it's important to have effective stress relievers that can calm your mind and your body: https://www.verywellmind.com/tips-to-reduce-stress-3145195

Center your mind with a daily gratitude practice: https://positivepsychology.com/gratitude-journal/

“Practicing a regular, mindful breathing exercise can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders.”
Andrew Weil, M.D.
https://www.drweil.com/health-wellness/body-mind-spirit/stress-anxiety/breathing-three-exercises/