The health and wellness of all within the WMed community is paramount to our mission at the medical school. We seek to provide our employees with the resources they need to achieve a proper work-life balance and give our students the tools to navigate the rigors of undergraduate and graduate medical education.
Faculty, residents, students and staff have numerous resources at their disposal to bolster their professional and personal objectives and goals.
Employee Assistance Program
Our Employee Assistance Program, MyLibertyAssist, is a free, confidential, voluntary support service that is fully accessible to employees, students, and immediate household members to help find solutions to their challenges, and in a manner that is best suited to individual preferences, comfort level, and lifestyle. MyLibertyAssist is completely confidential and provides a wide range of services including:
- Short‑term professional counseling for support for personal and emotional issues including stress, anger, death and dying, and alcohol and substance abuse. You may choose the counseling delivery option that makes is most comfortable including telephone, online chat, or in‑person.
- Family support services connects you with a Family Support Specialist for personalized assistance with family planning, parenting, childcare, eldercare, daily living support, and more.
- Legal support services provide telephone or in‑person consultation with attorneys to address legal questions surrounding divorce, custody, adoption, real estate, debt, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant issues, and more.
- Financial support services provide consultation with financial professionals to address financial questions surrounding budgeting, debt management, tax issues, and more.
MyLibertyAssist is available by telephone or website 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access services by calling 866.695.2789 (877‑MYLBRTY) or online by logging on to bensingerdupont.com/MLA and entering the medical school password. This website also provides resources to find a therapist or psychiatrist who is available through these benefits. Additional information about MyLibertyAssist is available from our Human Resources Benefits Specialist at 269.337.4479.
Emergency Mental Health Services
For emergency behavioral and mental health crises, employees and students can access the Gryphyon Place 24‑hour community HelpLine at 269.381.4357.