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Individual therapy for you and your family

Counseling with a therapist In-person and telehealth appointments at no cost to you

Our therapists offer five free counseling sessions per year. Choose one who specializes in your concerns.

Telehealth from LiveHealth Currently $0 co-pay

Conduct a video visit with a professional for therapy and medication prescriptions.

More ways to support mental health

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS UK Counseling Center

The UK Counseling Center provides individual therapy and support groups specifically for graduate and professional students.

FOR COUPLES Individual, Relational and Financial Therapy Clinic (I-RAFT)

You’re offered in-person or telehealth appointments with a marriage and family therapist-in-training at the Individual, Relational and Financial Therapy Clinic.

FOR SUPERVISORS Consultations

A supervisor can provide resources to help support health and well-being for their employees. Our mental health therapists are available to assist you.

Fact sheets

Get the facts about conditions and how to support from Mental Health for America.

Screenings for conditions

See if you’re experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition after a few questions.

Digital tools and apps

From audio downloads to websites to apps, you’ll find a range of digital tools available.

Suicide prevention

Learn to save a life. Become a mental health champion through research-backed QPR suicide prevention training.

Headspace

The Headspace app, free to eligible employees and their families, provides access to a variety of resources related to meditation and mindfulness.

Anthem emotional well-being resource

If you're on a UK health insurance plan, Anthem offers the digital tools you need to develop resilience, reduce stress and practice mindfulness.

Call 911 for emergencies

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis or emergency, such as imminent danger of causing harm to yourself or others, immediately call 911 or visit your nearest hospital emergency room.

If you or someone you know is currently in distress and considering suicide, immediately contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988 (call, text or chat). 

Critical Incident Response (CIR)

Mental health therapists provide in-person or virtual support through group sessions in the event of a major change, loss or traumatic workplace event. They are available to offer management and employee guidance during challenging times in the workplace. Supportive consultation is available for critical incidents, grief, suicide or sudden loss and other challenges impacting the work environment.

employeementalhealth@uky.edu
859-257-9355 (WELL) option 1

Presentation topics

HR offers educational opportunities for University of Kentucky departments and workgroups at no cost. Although HR will work with departments to develop topics that address their specific interests, some existing offerings include:

  • Integrating Work and Life: Making Choices
  • Essential Building Blocks of Well-Being
  • Healthier Relationship with Stress, Overcoming Burnout 
  • Fitness Self-Care
  • Simple Tips for Eating Well

For supervisors

March 4, 2021 How to support mental health and respond to concerns Azetta Beatty, MS

4 min. read