During these challenging times, it is especially important to focus on our emotional and mental health in addition to our physical health. Now, more than ever, we want you to be aware of the resources the College has to support your wellbeing.
- Manage Stress: Strengthen Your Support Network | American Psychological Association
- How to Care for Yourself While Practicing Physical Distancing | Mental Health First Aid
- How to Support a Loved One Going Through a Tough Time During COVID-19 | Mental Health First Aid
- How to Help Someone with Anxiety or Depression During COVID-19 | Mental Health First Aid
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
An EAP is a confidential and voluntary, work-based program that offers short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/or work-related problems. EAPs address a broad and complex body of issues affecting mental and emotional well-being, such as alcohol and other substance abuse, stress, grief, family problems, and psychological disorders.
Each campus has an individual relationship to their EAP provider. Select the link below to find your provider. Please contact your local Human Resources team for additional information.
Your Money Line (available to full-time employees)
The College has partnered with Your Money Line to provide financial education/counseling to our full-time employees and their immediate family. The services they provide focus on meeting you where you are and providing individualized assistance for most financial situations.
Your Money Line provides access to a financial concierge team who can answer any financial question you throw at them. And the best part is, they won't sell you anything. Ever. You also have access to the Your Money Line Dashboard, the online e-learning platform.
Call 833-890-4077 or visit www.yourmoneyline.com/ivytech to get started today!
Anthem MyStrength Program
Anthem MyStrength is available toall College employees and their dependents living in the same household. It is your go-to for emotional wellbeing and peace of mind. Features include: Evidence-based self-help content, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy applications, inspirational videos, mood mapping and coping techniques, e-learning modules, and a daily mood tracker. Visit Anthem.com/mystrengthIN to register.
Information about the program and how to register can be found below:
QuitNow Tobacco Cessation Program
According to the American Lung Association, every year more than 480,000 individuals in the U.S. die from tobacco use. It is the number one preventable death in this country. It leads to disability and disease, and harms nearly every organ in your body.
We want to help you quit!
Ivy Tech has teamed up with the Wellness Council of Indiana to provide a tool to help you quit. The QuitNow program takes you through a 12 chapter quitting process. You can sign up by going to www.quitnowtool.com and select the "Sign Up Today" button.
Please note: If you participate in the College's medical plan your premiums will depend on your tobacco use (this includes smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vapor). If you are a tobacco user, you will be subject to additional premiums. Documented completion of the QuitNow program will allow you to pay the no-tobacco user premium rate.
Have additional questions? Check out this FAQ or contact your local HR team.
Anthem Healthy Lifestyles Program (see eligibility below)
The Healthy Lifestyles program is an online program that is available to those who participate in the College’s medical plan. This self-reporting tool encourages the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. It focuses on stress management, diet and nutrition, weight management, and physical activity. It allows participants to set personal goals and track their progress.
Participants can collect points that can be redeemed for prizes.
Register and complete the Well-Being Assessment at www.anthem.com.
Solera Health Management Program
This program is designed to help you lose weight and reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Take the one-minute quiz at solera4me.com/ivytech to see if you qualify.
Members who qualify can expect:
- Enrollment in your choice of lifestyle change program ($400 value) at no cost
- Courses on nutrition and exercise, plus access to a health coach
- Tools like a digital scale or Fitbit* for easy weight loss tracking
- Potential to earn up to $150 in gift cards**
One of the College's goals is to provide our employees the tools necessary for financial education. Information can be found on the Retirement page.