Mental Health

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Employee and Family Assistance Plan

The Employee and Family Assistance Plan (EFAP) is a confidential service available to employees and their dependents, at no cost, to help manage work and personal life.

Amy Green

Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant

Our Mental Health Consultant, Amy Green, provides confidential consultation to faculty and staff seeking mental health support and resources.

National Standard

The university is committed to ensuring psychological health and safety. The National Standard is a set of guidelines for organizations to support a psychologically healthy workplace.

Assisting a Colleague in Distress

Learn to recognize common signs of distress and how you can offer assistance and support to a colleague in distress.

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What to do when concerned about an employees wellbeing

A guide for leaders that show the steps to take when they feel concern for their employees wellbeing.

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Impairment in the Workplace

Ensure you understand your responsibilities as a leader regarding workplace impairment and how to recognize and respond to an impaired employee.

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Mental Health Support Following Critical Incidents

Know the mental health resources available at UCalgary so you can guide your team in the event of a critical incident.

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Assisting Students

Recognizing signs of distress in students and responding with care and concern can help them resolve issues that are roadblocks to success and safety.

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Common Reactions After a Critical Incident

Critical incidents are unexpected, unusual events perceived by an individual as threatening or traumatic. If you experience a critical incident, you can have a wide range of reactions.

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Workplace Mental Health Minute

Use this information in meetings, presentations or at events to raise awareness about mental health and resources available to support faculty and staff.  PDF available here. For PowerPoint version, email:

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Campus Mental Health Strategy

Mental Health Strategy

In December 2015, the University of Calgary launched the Campus Mental Health Strategy, a bold commitment to the mental health and well-being of our university family.

Sexual Violence Support

There are a number of supports, both on and off campus, that are available if you or someone you know has had someone perpetrate sexual violence against them.