Wellness & Mental Health Services for UMass Employees During COVID-19

UMass Resources

UMass Amherst Response to the Coronavirus

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

FSAP Zoom Workshops and Webinars

Cultivating Mindfulness at this Critical Moment: Daily Practice with Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of UMass Medical Center's Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program

UMass Dept of Psychology and Brain Science - Coping During COVID-19 Resources

Recreation Center Resources and Workouts

Live classes including meditation, boot camp and yoga

Daily Workout Challenges

Weekly Recipe

Fitness Apps and Resources

Remote Options to Support Your Mental Health Needs

Online and Phone Support Mental Health Resources:

Modern Health is offering free online community support resources during COVID-19

Headspace is offering free meditations and other support resources

7Cups offers free online emotional support

NAMI has compiled a list of online and phone support options including peer and family support options

Great Free Movies, Theater, Museums, Books, Videos, and Other On/Offline Fun and Education

The Social Distancing Festival
This is a site for celebrating art from all over the world, showcasing amazing talent, and coming together as a community at a time when we need it more than ever. 

Virtual Culture From CNN:
“All the virtual concerts, plays, museums and other culture you can enjoy from home” 

Boston Public Library
If you don’t have a free e-card, this link tells you how to get access to lots of downloadable material

Greenfield Public Library
Download books, audiotapes, and more. You can also check UMass DuBois Library, other local libraries, and CWMars for access to local libraries 

Hundreds of education and training videos that are free to UMass employees. Check this link from UMass Information Technology about accessing Lynda.com for free with your Boston Public Library eCard.

National Emergency Library
A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.