Emotional Well-Being

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At Notre Dame, we offer benefits and programs to help our staff and faculty cope effectively with life and create satisfying relationships.

If you’re looking to achieve emotional well-being, the Office of Human Resources can help you do so. Please see the resources available to you below.

Calm App

Calm provides tools to help users relax, focus, and rest, offering guided sessions on sleep, meditation, and relaxation.

Emotional Well-Being Conversation Toolkit

Supporting and Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Conversation.

Emotional Well-Being Video

Explore emotional well-being services that Notre Dame has available for faculty, staff, and their families.

Employee Assistance Program

A comprehensive resource to assist faculty, staff and their dependents in dealing with a variety of personal and family challenges.

St. Liam’s Inner Resource Room

A tranquil environment where Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff can participate in a variety of self-guided relaxation, stress management, and performance-enhancing activities.

Staff Caregivers Support Group

Any staff member currently caring for an aging parent, spouse, or child with special needs are welcome to attend.

Faculty Caregivers Support Group

Any faculty currently caring for an aging parent, spouse, or child with special needs are welcome to attend.

Alternative Work Site

Supports the creation of alternative work site arrangements for staff to balance demands of work and personal needs.

Care and Concern Resources

Find resources for managers, faculty and staff dealing with stressful or difficult life situations, such as the death of an employee.

Bright Horizons Back-Up Care

Provides short-term, back-up care for unexpected child or elder care needs, and an online provider directory for on-going family care solutions.

Staff Parental Leave

Provides pay time to eligible mothers and fathers for birth or adoption of a child.


Provides vacation pay in lieu of regular pay for opportunities for rest and personal convenience.


Provides paid holiday time for eligible employees in observance of University recognized holidays.

Family and Medical Leave

Entitles eligible faculty and staff to take job protected leave for medical reasons.


Provides pay for the purposes of attention to arrangements and travel of funeral services for family member’s death.

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