Faculty and Staff Health and Well-Being Resources

Explore the resources below that may be beneficial specifically to university faculty and staff members.

Resource Brochure: Mental Well-Being Resources for Faculty and Staff (Updated Fall 2023)

Feel free to print this brochure to use for personal reference, or print copies for other employees to access. To have copies printed for you or for any changes to the brochure, reach out to Student Well-Being at wellbeing@mst.edu or call 573.341.4225




Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

The UM System's Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), through Optum and Compsych, are confidential, professional services provided to all employees, their families, retirees, and organizational work units. The EAPs provide a variety of services to help employees influenced by a range of personal concerns or stressors. The EAPs also assist work units and the larger organization to improve quality and productivity. Learn more from the website using the link below.

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Well-Being in the Classroom Webpage for Faculty

This webpage, co-designed by faculty, for faculty use provides tips, information, and resources on how well-being can be incorporated in learning environments on campus. While this webpage promotes a focus on well-being in the classroom, it is vital that we feel supported before we can support others- so you can additionally find mental health and well-being resources for faculty and staff members. 




Show Me Hope Missouri Helpline

Show Me Hope Helpline is a free, confidential, crisis counseling program designed to help individuals and the community cope with disasters. Some of the services offered are crisis counseling, resources, and referrals to local agencies for various types of assistance.




Mental Health Resources:


BetterHelp makes professional therapy accessible, affordable, and convenient — so anyone who struggles with life’s challenges can get help, anytime and anywhere. BetterHelp offers access to licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), and board licensed professional counselors (LPC).



Gaelle Chapon Wellness Coaching

Work with Gaelle, a certified Solution-focused Coach, with a mission is to support people in creating the life they really want, aligned with their values and with the balance they need. Wellness and well-being are key elements in her holistic approach. Work with Gaelle in Rolla or virtually.



LiveHealth Online

LiveHealth Online allows you to see a licensed therapist or psychiatrist online from the comfort and privacy of your own space, and can help with a variety of concerns such as anxiety, life transitions, stress, relationship troubles, depression, grief, coping with illness, and panic attacks. Pricing for this service depends on insurance and services desired- learn more on their website.



Talk Space

Talkspace is a convenient and affordable way to improve your mental health. Get matched with a licensed therapist in your state from the comfort of your device, and message via text, audio, and video. Tell us your preferences for therapy, and match with one of our therapists in your state the same day. Send your therapist unlimited text, audio, picture, or video messages from anywhere, at any time — you’ll hear back at least once a day, 5 days per week.