SUSD Staff Wellness Resources
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    The SUSD Benefits Department supports eligible employees with enrollment in benefits. For employees seeking Mental Health services for themselves for their dependents, please contact your specific insurance carrier directly. For a list of customer service contacts for district provided benefit carriers, please click here:

  • The EAP is a confidential information and counseling service benefit provided by Optum, that is available now to all SUSD employees and covered family members. The best part?  This benefit program is available at no cost!  

    When you're not sure where to start, connecting to care is easier than ever by calling 1-866-248-4096 or visiting It is available 24/7 from the convenience of your desk or the comfort of your home.  You will find 24/7 confidential access to professional care, self-help programs, and resources to help you deal with life's stresses such as depression or anxiety, childcare or eldercare, and legal or financial concerns.  

    EAP Optum Flyer - for more info.

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    The goal of the BeWellLine is to assist individuals and communities recovering from the effects of COVID-19.  To do this, we provide virtual emotional and crisis support sessions to individuals for up to six “visits” by phone, videoconference, smart device, or computer chat.  These sessions will include individual, family, and/or group sessionsAgain, this is FREE mental health counseling support to anyone impacted by COVID 19 as part of the initiative.


    If you live in the state of California, then you’re eligible for help through BeWellLine. You’re entitled to up to six counseling sessions, which you can arrange to take place over the telephone, online chat, or web conferences. We strive to understand the preferences and needs of the people we aim to help, which is why we put these choices in your hands.

    Pick the method of counseling you’re most comfortable with and reach out to us for the empathetic, emotional, and professional support you need. If you want to find out more about how we can help you, then you can explore the other pages on our website or get in touch with us directly.


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  • Spectrum Health partners with Headspace, offers access to mental health app  to all team members - Spectrum Health Newsroom

    Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and sleep better. Headspace is meditation made simple, teaching you life-changing mindfulness skills in just a few minutes a day. Browse the Headspace Library and pick from courses and single meditation sessions to suit your mood and lifestyle. Choose your session length, replay your favourites and learn how to apply mindfulness to your everyday activities. Headspace is offering a 12 month subscription FREE for educators focusing on mindfulness in the classroom.

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    healthier generation

    Join Alliance for a Healthier Generation for a professional learning series on staff well-being, including stress management, holistic well-being, and positive work culture.
    Social-emotional health matters as we continue to maneuver through challenging times. Practices in building resilience can improve overall job satisfaction and ensures we take care of our own health as we work with other adults and serve youth throughout California. Check out their staff wellbeing resources here:

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  • calm app
    Calm is the #1 app for meditation and sleep, which is designed to help lower stress, reduce anxiety, teach minfulness skills and more. Kaiser Permanente members can download and access all the great features of Calm at no cost by going to