Mental Health and Wellness

Furman recognizes that employees may be experiencing increased stress and anxiety related to the pandemic or even the presidential election.  This page was created to provide resources to help employees cope and learn how to better manage their mental health during these stressful times.

Wellness Program

The mission of the Furman University Wellness Program is to provide environmental, social, and individual support to encourage the Furman community to engage in healthy lifestyles that promote optimal well-being.

Employee Assistance Program

Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Health Advocate offers confidential, short-term counseling from Licensed Professional Counselors for a full range of personal issues and achieving a healthy work/life balance across the life span. In a crisis, emergency help is available 24/7.  (On the EAP website, click member log in and type Furman University)

*Stress, anxiety, depression
*Relationship, family, parenting issues
*Substance Abuse
*Anger, grief, loss
*Life transitions
*Referrals for additional treatment, as needed