DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Faculty and Staff: HR News > Mental health resources for employees
By Office of Human Resources /
May 2, 2023 /
Posted in: FACULTY AND STAFF: HR NEWS /
The month of May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, serving as a reminder for all of us to pause and assess our well-being.
When we fail to mind our health, stress and the day-to-day pressures of life can build into something bigger. In fact, about half of all people will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health disorder at some point in their lives.
If you feel like you’re stuck mentally and emotionally, a few simple changes may help:
Support is also available through your DePaul benefits. DePaul employees have access to
confidential mental health resources such as free counseling sessions arranged by ComPsych GuidanceResources, DePaul’s employee assistance program provider, and mental health care through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
You can also take advantage of the 2023 Mental Health Wellness Webinar series. Each webinar is presented by an expert from ComPsych GuidanceResources and offered exclusively for employees at DePaul. There are two more live sessions in the series:
To register through ComPsych, click the webinar title above. Registration is open until the day of the webinar.
Participation is confidential. Visit the
Human Resources website for past recorded sessions and additional details.