Resilience and Stress Management Resources for Faculty and Staff

The materials and links below have been curated from a variety of reputable sources, including the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), PsychHub, the College and University Personnel Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) and others. Our goal is to provide various points of view that may be helpful to faculty and staff as we navigate the particular stresses and strain points of current events.

If you have additional resources you would like to suggest, please email Please note that we can only provide publicly available materials unless the author provides approval.

“If It Matters to You, It Matters” Well-Being Campaign

While several UNC System institutions, as well as System Office, have compiled various resources to assist employees and offer added support, we are additionally launching a monthly series of email communications suitable for sharing with the broader University community. These emails will highlight available resources focused primarily on emotional wellness, mental health, and resilience for faculty and staff in a concise and user-friendly manner. (Click image below for full file.)

We’re All Anxious Right Now: Here’s How to Cope

Self-Care and Mindfulness Strategies to Help Faculty of Color

Stress Management

For assistance and resources for dealing with emotional and financial well-being, contact the ComPsych Employee Assistance Program, 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Managing Stress and Anxiety in the Face of COVID-19: Mental Health Tips from Dartmouth-Hitchcock