Emotional Well-Being

View a List of GW Emotional Well-Being Resources (PDF)

View a List of UHC Behavioral Health Resources (PDF)*

*Available to those enrolled in a GW medical plan.


Behavioral Health Virtual Visits with UnitedHealthcare

GW employees enrolled on a GW PPO or HSP medical plan through Unitedhealth care can schedule virtual visits from the comfort of your home. Visits can provide support for needs such as: depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety and more.

Scheduling an appointment is easy at myuhc.com.


GWell Monthly Newletter and Webinars

Throughout the year we offer a GWell monthly newsletter and webinars on topics that support your and your family's wellbeing.  Event registration will be linked on our event page for upcoming sessions.



Headspace, the mindfulness app, is available to benefits-eligible faculty and staff. This daily tool provides meditation, sleep, movement exercises and kids programs.


Talkspace From UnitedHealthcare

GW employees enrolled on a GW PPO or HSP medical plan through UnitedHealthcare have access to Talkspace. With Talkspace online therapy, you can regularly communicate with a therapist, safely and securely from your phone or desktop. Make progress. No office visit required.

  • For employees on the PPO plan, the cost for Talkspace is the same as your mental health copay.
  • For employees on the HSP plan, the cost is around $110 for a week of text therapy prior to your deductible being met. Then costs move to your co-insurance of 20%.


GW Employee Assistance Program

The GW Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offers you resources to manage your daily life needs at no cost to you. The service provides around-the-clock, confidential counseling (up to assistance ranging from life event planning to personal counseling from highly trained master's- and doctoral-level clinicians. Simplify any situation by letting our work-life specialists do the research and map solutions for you.