Mental Health Wellness


Resident Crisis Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
    • Call 1-800-273-8255
  • Colorado Crisis Services 
    • Call 844-493-8255 or visit the website for 24/7 walk-in locations
  • The Phoenix Center at Anschutz
    • Call 303-556-2255 free & confidential helpline for interpersonal violence victim services
  • The Real Help Hotline 
    • A free service for CU faculty, staff, residents/fellows facing a variety of life challenges - from financial stress, relationship problems, mental health and everything in between. The line is open 24/7 at 833-533-CHAT.
  • UCHealth First Call
    • Call 1-833-701-0448 for in-person or virtual assistance.
  • Emergency Services
    • In an emergency, call 911 or report to the nearest emergency room.     

 

Mental Health Clinics & Routine Care

Resident Mental Health Information

Available 24/7- 303-724-4716 (business hours) and 303-370-9127 (after hours); smhservice@ucdenver.edu (e-mail for appointments only)

  • CU GME residents and fellows have access to a network of mental/behavioral health providers both on and off campus through the CU Health Plan-Exclusive.  
    • Listings for in-network providers for CU Health Plan-Exclusive  are posted here under Covered providers and medications.
  • Colorado Physician Health Program (CPHP) - 303-860-0122 (business hours) and 303-916-8837 (after hours)
  • UCHealth Source - Staff and Provider Well-being During COVID Includes information on what to do in the event of distress, workout apps and online class links, financial help resources (e.g. community perks/discounts, family care resources, etc.) and access to relaxation apps and tools


Local Support Groups information and meeting time/locations


Self-Guided Resources

Self-Screening Tools

 

Download a flier and take these resources with you wherever you go!

 


 

Physical Wellness

Fitness Center Discounts

Thinking about joining a gym? Take advantage of discounts available to all CU, UCHealth, and CU Medicine employees at leading fitness centers in and around Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs.  Learn More!

Fatigue Management

Residents and Fellows who feel they are too fatigued to safely drive home may utilize sleep facilities that are in place at the facility at which the Resident/Fellow is working. Taxi fare reimbursement is also available. 

Sleep Rooms at CU GME Affiliated Hospitals

In addition to on-call facilities within University Hospital, sleep rooms are available at the Leprino Building – Level 4.  Residents or Fellows can use the door with the badge reader to access the sleep rooms and bathing facilities. 

Lactation Rooms

Meal Subsidies for In-House Call Shifts

Meal subsidies are available for in-house call shifts at CU GME Affiliated Hospitals Contact the GME Director of Administration and Finance for information.

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Financial Wellness

Residents and fellows can take part in the free personal financial consultations with a financial professional from TIAA, the University's retirement plan service provider. Employee Services also offers customizable group talks​ on financial education.  

Self-Guided Resources

 

Note: This is not an Employee Services document. The University reserves the right to change all or any part of this benefit and information at any time. If there are any discrepancies between this document ​and Employee Services policies and procedures, the relevant plan documents, Employee Services policies and procedures, and any applicable federal and state laws will govern. You are responsible for staying within the guidelines of these plans as defined by the IRS.