Employee Well-Being

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response.

Helping University of Iowa employees and their families stay healthy and happy is job one for liveWELL, the Employee Assistance Program, and Family Services. Available services address every facet of well-being:
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Financial Well-Being

Browse a complete guide to financial well-being resources, or take a closer look at retirement planning, employee discounts, or flexible spending accounts.

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Physical Health

Look to free health coaching for personalized advice and motivation, or enjoy subsidized memberships at state-of-the-art recreation facilities.

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Workplace Wellness

Win grant funding for local initiatives, nominate Wellness Heroes, and get help coping with crisis or managing challenges facing supervisors.

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Family & Relationships

Find resources for child care and elder care, confront alcohol and substance abuse, or seek confidential help with any family or relationship concern.

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Emotional Support

Talk to us about free, short-term counseling, or find info about depression and anxiety, stress management, or grief and loss.

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Resilience Resources

Learn to develop skills for self-care, adaptability, emotional intelligence, and more, or boost your resilience through healthy sleep.

Employee Well-Being Events

liveWELL: Resilience 101 Part 1 - What is Resilience?

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

With intention and practice, we can all improve our ability to bounce back from challenges and significant stress more quickly. This four-part Zoom series offers proven tools and resources to develop healthy coping strategies and prepare ourselves to be resilient in our everyday lives and when faced with adversity.

liveWELL: Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session

Friday, January 22, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

Register now for the 2021 Diabetes Prevention Program information session.  Attending an information session for the liveWELL Diabetes Prevention Program is required to enroll in the year-long program.  Multiple sessions are offered, but you only need to attend one.  For more information, please visit our website.

liveWELL: Resilience 101 Part 2 - Happiness and Gratitude/Protective Factors

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm

With intention and practice, we can all improve our ability to bounce back from challenges and significant stress more quickly. This four-part Zoom series offers proven tools and resources to develop healthy coping strategies and prepare ourselves to be resilient in our everyday lives and when faced with adversity.

Employee Well-Being News

Exercise is Medicine: An Interview with Lucas Carr

The associate professor of health and human physiology talks about the myriad benefits or physical activity and how health professionals can help patients develop exercise routines.
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Fast and Fabulous Meals

liveWELL health coaches are often asked for meal ideas that are quick and healthy. Here are some of our favorite ideas.
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