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Improve your mental health with these Pitt resources
As the days get shorter and the stress of the fall term ramps up, students faculty and staff may need to reach out for help with their health and well-being. Here are resources offered by the University that everyone should know about.
For students and general information: The University Counseling Center (UCC) hosts self-help and wellness tools, virtual group counseling, wellness workshops and more.
For employees and supervisors: Life Solutions offers support for employees, from reducing stress levels to discovering a better work-life balance. Other mental health and wellness resources are listed on the Office of Human Resources website.
For suicide prevention: The UCC’s suicide prevention and awareness resources are available for anyone who is struggling. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or Pitt Police (412-624-2121) immediately.
For those with UPMC insurance: Pitt and UPMC offer online resources for emotional and mental well-being, including health coaches and activities that can earn money for future copays and medical expenses. There’s also the new UPMC RxWell App, a digital wellness application that supports members with depression management and health and wellness challenges by offering real-time coping techniques to users, enhanced with personal health coaching to aid improvement.