Emotional Well-Being

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

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 Webinars

Throughout the year we offer GWell webinars on topics that support your and your family's wellbeing.  Webex registration will be linked on this page for upcoming sessions.


Headspace, the mindfulness app, is now available to benefits-eligible faculty and staff. This daily tool provides meditation, sleep, movement exercises and kids programs. "Weathering the Storm" is a specially designed section in response to the unique stress caused by the pandemic. While it is our hope that giving you access to this resource provides you with some immediate support, the importance of caring for your mental wellbeing extends beyond our current situation.

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%.

Wellbeing Hotline

The Wellbeing Hotline, GW's Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offers you resources to manage your daily life needs at no cost to you. The hotline 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.