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The holiday season can be a stressful and difficult time, and resources are available to help. 

The holiday season can be a stressful and difficult time, and resources are available to help.

UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill Employee Assistance Program

From financial pressures to workplace stress and family issues, life can be challenging. If you need help, the UNC-Chapel Hill EAP is available. The EAP is a confidential counseling and resource program designed to help University employees and their families deal with both personal and work-related concerns.

UNC-Chapel Hill Call a Counselor: 877-314-5841 (24/7)

Available for University employees and their families 24 hours a day by phone and online at

UNC Counseling and Psychological Services: 919-966-3658 (24/7)

CAPS is committed to addressing the mental health needs of UNC-Chapel Hill’s diverse student body.

Campus Recreation’s Jingle Bell Jog

Registration for the 31st annual Jingle Bell Jog for UNC-Chapel Hill employees is open until Dec. 2. Participants can run, jog or walk across campus to kick off the holiday season.

UNC Health

UNC Health Integrated Well-Being Program  

The UNC Health Integrated Well-Being Program website includes a range of personal care resources, self-help resources, crisis support resources and more.

Healing Heroes Helpline (H3): 984-215-5655
Work fatigue? Stress? Not sure what you need? H3 offers free, brief, confidential conversation with a licensed mental health provider. Available to all UNC Health teammates.

Outpatient Psychiatry – Taking Care of Our Own: 984-974-5217, Option 2
Support and wellness virtual visits for all UNC faculty and staff throughout the health system. Insurance is accepted for these appointments.

Hope4Healers Helpline: 919-226-2002
Available 24 hours per day, seven days a week, this helpline provides mental health and resilience support to those who are experiencing stress from being on the front lines of North Carolina’s COVID-19 response. Operated by NCDHHS, this service is available to NC health care professionals, emergency medical specialists, first responders, other staff who work in health care settings and their families.

Hope4NC Helpline: 855-587-3463
Connects all North Carolinians with emotional support and mental health resources to help build coping skills and resilience during times of crisis. Operated by NCDHHS, this helpline is available free of charge.

Physician Support Line: 1-888-409-0141
A national, free and confidential support line created to provide peer support for physicians and American medical students.