Wellness for Postdocs

Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential service available to UConn Health postdocs and their immediate family members to deal with personal or work-related concerns such as stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse issues or other mental health related concerns.


Wellness Center – Postdocs are eligible to join the UConn Health gym for a reduced rate of $5 a month!


UConn Health/Jackson Labs Postdoctoral Association – Interact with your local postdoc community for work-related and social events.


UConn Ombuds Office – The ombuds is a confidential, neutral resource that can assist UConn Health postdocs with workplace-related conflicts and concerns to help you evaluate the situation, understand university rules and regulations and formulate a plan to address the concern.


Things to Do Around Here – Get your mind off your research for a little while and go enjoy the world right around you.


The PhDepression – A national website for graduate students and postdocs to discuss mental health with each other as well as find tips, tools and services.


Mindfulness Exercises – A brief introduction to mindfulness and some simple exercises


All postdocs are also welcome at anytime to reach out to Dr. Heinen to discuss any concerns or problems. Email at cheinen@uchc.edu or call at x8859.