Faculty & Staff Resources

During these unprecedented times, your priorities around self-care, exercise, work and family have likely shifted. Whether you need to refocus on your self-care or receive support while caring for others - children, family or elders the Be Well at Work programs have assembled resources that may help to relieve stress, anxiety, and allow you to breathe a little deeper. 

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Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Be Well at Work - Employee Assistance provides no cost confidential counseling and referral for UC Berkeley faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdocs. Please email employeeassistance@berkeley.edu to schedule a telephone appointment.

Ergonomic Resources

  • The ergonomics design of the computer workstation is applicable in the office environment and remote locations, such as in the home. Take a look at Be Well at Work Ergonomics tips for ways to set up your home office and work safely. 
  • Computer Health Matters Online Class: This interactive online course will help you set up a user-friendly workstation and provides ergonomic resources for computer users. Enroll and take the class now. 

For questions related to your workstation or ergonomic needs, please contact Be Well at Work Ergonomics.

Contact Information


Mallory Lynch
Campus Ergonomist
(510) 643-2540

Greg Ryan
Campus Ergonomist
(510) 642-5549

Navigating Family and Work Life

Be Well at Work Work-Life is committed to supporting you with your family needs at this time. If you require parenting or familial resources, please contact Karen Patchell at kpatchell@berkeley.edu

Exercise and Nutrition Resources

The following resources are provided to help you be more physically active, cook healthy recipes at home and share other community nutrition resources.

The Be Well at Work - Wellness program is committed to empowering faculty, staff, visiting scholars and post docs with the tools and skills to sustain well-being, lead a healthy lifestyle and prevent injury and illness at work and home. For more information contact the Wellness program at wellnessfacstaff@berkeley.edu or (510) 643-4646. 

Caring for Elders

Be Well at Work Elder Care Program offers confidential assistance to UC Berkeley faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdocs who are caring for or concerned about an elder or dependent adult. Please email employeeassistance@berkeley.edu to schedule a telephone appointment.

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Talking to your Children about Coronavirus - Handout

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Ergonomic Tips for Working From Home

Ergonomic Tips for Working from Home

Work Life Work From Home Tips Handout

Work/Life Tips for Working from Home

Caregiving during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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