Emotional Well-being

Emotional well-being is being aware of and accepting of your feelings and being able to manage your emotions in a constructive and supportive way, and having the tools and resources needed to navigate life's challenges.

Faculty/Employee Assistance Program (F/EAP)

Your Dartmouth College Faculty/Employee Assistance Program, in partnership with GuidanceResources, gives you and your family members confidential support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues. These services are provided at no charge to you.


The Wellness at Dartmouth office offers free live and pre-recorded webinars covering a variety of topics to help support your emotional well-being. 

Dartmouth Health Connect: Behavioral Health Specialist

If you are a patient of Dartmouth Health Connect, you have access to a Behavioral Health Specialist as part of your care team.

Tucker Center for Spiritual and Ethical Life

The Tucker Center provides pastoral counseling, free mindfulness sessions and provides access to a walking labyrinth as well as prayer and meditation rooms.

Cigna: Telehealth & Virtual Care Options

If you are enrolled on a Cigna medical plan through Dartmouth College, there are a variety of virtual emotional well-being resources available to you. 

  • MDLive telehealth services offers care for minor medical and behavioral/mental health care. Watch this short video to learn more. MDLive provides access to medical and behavioral/mental health 24/7/365 - even on weekends and holidays. Connect with quality board-certified doctors and pediatricians, as well as licensed counselors and psychiatrists anywhere via video or phone.
  • TalkSpace is an online therapy platform for you to connect with a licensed behavioral therapist via text, video and voice.
  • iPrevail - Learn how to boost your mood and improve mental health with on-demand coaching 24/7. After completing a brief assessment, you receive a program tailored to your needs that includes interactive lessons and tools. You get access to a peer coach who is matched based on your symptoms. You can also join support communities focused on stress, anxiety, depression and more.
  • Happify - Everyday stressors can impact your relationships, work, health and emotional well-being. But you can change your outlook – and the way you see the world – with Happify. Happify’s activities and games are designed to help you overcome life’s challenges and can be accessed at any time.

Learn more here or view Cigna's virtual guide to behavioral health programs available here

Looking to meet with a local provider?  Cigna has a comprehensive network of behavioral health providers. Visit mycigna.com or call the number on your ID card to find a provider near you. Plus, if the provider is also in Cigna's EAP network, you can receive three face-to-face sessions per issue per year at no out of pocket cost (you need to retrieve an authorization code from myCigna before your first appointment - after logging in to mycigna.com, hover over 'Coverage' and select 'Employee Assistance Program' then click on 'EAP Counselor' in the 'Emotional Health & Family Support' section, and select 'Get an EAP code' or call Cigna to obtain your EAP code. Please note: Cigna's EAP network is completely separate from Dartmouth's Faculty/Employee Assistance Program network and does not provide the same benefits. 

Relaxation Recordings

Take some time for yourself and relax with one of these recordings by F/EAP Counselor, Sharon Morisi. 

Guided Relaxation at the Beach:


Progressive Muscle Relaxation:


Additional Support Resources

For additional support resources to help you cope during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit our Coping Resources webpage.


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