Wellness Resources


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.  Regarding suicide prevention, see


Marvin is a mental health resource developed specifically for medical residents.  Marvin works with WSU employees' insurance, so there is no cost other than a standard co-pay. It is also confidential and can be accessed at any time so it is convenient for the residents to use.  Please see this video link, and here's a sign-up link

Marvin was recently promoted by ophthalmologist/TikTok sensation Dr. Glaucomflecken.


Warriors Strong Together

The WSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is offering a program providing free assistance for members of the WSU community who may be facing challenges coping with the demands of the pandemic. Warriors Strong Together provides free mental health intervention to all faculty, staff and students of Wayne State University during this time. As an added convenience, the services are available by telephone or videoconferencing per the caller's preference.

Wellness Warriors Program

Our nationally-recognized Wellness Warriors program is free for full-time eligible employees and is designed to offer each participant the tools and resources to create a personalized wellness plan. More information.

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

An Employee Assistance Program provides a confidential location for employees and their families to receive assistance with personal matters. The Employee Assistance Program provides professional counseling, education and referral services to you and your family members. You can contact the EAP 24/7/365!  1-800-448-8326

EAP can help you with a variety of issues:

  • Marital and family problems
  • Child or adult care issues
  • Alcohol and/or drug abuse
  • Balancing work and family
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Work-related concerns
  • Financial or legal problems
  • Career transition issues
  • Personal growth and development
  • Read more

You may also access the Life Enhancement Resource Center.

ACGME Wellness Resources

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has created a webpage that promotes a culture of physician well-being and provides support in the case of burnout, depression, or suicide. Read more.

  • The ACGME has a tools and resources web page dedicated to physician well-being.  Resources compiled to support local efforts to improve resident, fellow, and faculty well-being can be found here.
  • The ACGME has launched a new suite of resources devoted to physician well-being, called AWARE.  These resources focus primarily on individual strategies for cognitive skill-building. AWARE includes a video workshop, an phone app, and two podcasts.  Access the AWARE website here.

AAMC Wellness Resources

AMA wellness resources to help boost your personal well-being

National Academy of Medicine

Physicians Connected

  • Physicians Connected strives to inspire empathy and awareness about depression among physician trainees.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention

Personal strategies

  • Focus on time and stress management, leadership and personal effectiveness skills:  Mind Tools
  • Part of AMA's STEPS Forward program:  Mini-Z burnout survey
  • As AMA members, all GME residents have access to Headspace, a meditation and mindfulness app that offers guided meditations.  Log in through the AMA website here
  • Tools on stress assessment, self-scoring 7-habits profile on current level of self-effectiveness, and 360 degree assessments for self-awareness: Franklin Covey