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Professional Resources

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Upstate Wellness Resource Line

Confidential line answered 24/7 by triage nurse who will refer you to the most appropriate resource.

Visit https://www.upstate.edu/wellness/intra/


Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the Courts

refers to the different ways people can resolve disputes without a trial.

Call 800-268-7869 http://ww2.nycourts.gov/ip/adr/index.shtml


Professional Assistance Program

A confidential program to help licensed professionals who are suffering from the effects of a chemical; Confidential;

Call 518-474-3817, ext. 480 [email protected] http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/pap.htm


CPSP-CNY

Clinician Peer Support Program of Central NY is a confidential, trained peer support from another institution in the region; No cost

607-547-3244 [email protected] http://www.bassett.org/sites/default/files/2021-01/Clinician_Peer_Support_Program_of_Central_NY_CPSP-CNY.pdf


MSSNY Peer Support (P2)

Medical Society of the State of NY provides limited, confidential peer support from a trained peer supporter in NY (Support, empathy and perspective)

844-P2P-PEER (844-727-7337) [email protected]


NURSES Statewide Peer Assistance for Nurses (SPAN)

For individual nurses and NPs who are affected by an alcohol or drug related problem or related mental health problem. Staffed by RNs who understand the healthcare workplace and the psychological, professional and legal problems that nurses affected by addiction face

800-45-SPAN-1 (457-7261) [email protected] http://www.nysna.org


Peer RX Med

Buddy peer support system for physicians; your buddy is someone you know

https://www.peerrxmed.com


Resident and Fellow Counseling Services (RFCS)

Partnership with Psychological Healthcare that provides expedited and extended hours treatment to Upstate residents and fellows; Insurance only; Accepts Empire Plan and some others • Copays required • Confidential • Does not use EPIC EMR • Not affiliated with Upstate

Call or text 680-876-4517


Physician Support Line

Volunteer psychiatrists helping physicians and medical students. Free, confidential, anonymous; No appointment necessary; Call for any reason; not just crisis. Open 7 days a week 8 am to 1 am ET

Call 888-409-0141 https://www.physiciansupportline.com/


Physician Litigation Stress Resource Center

Assists newly sued physicians access unbiased information on malpractice lawsuit process and the mental and emotional dynamics that accompany this process.

https://physicianlitigationstress.org


American Nurses Association

site with free tools and apps to support mental health and resilience of all nurses

https://www.nursingworld.org


Healthy Nurse Health Nation

Free program that promotes wellbeing of nurses.

https://www.healthynursehealthynation.org/


Occupational Health Clinical Center

Help you identify work-related illness or injury,the hazards in your workplace and offer assistance in modifying your worksite and/or work habits to prevent further health problems.

315-432-8899 https://ohccupstate.org/


EAP: Employee Assistance Program

EAP is a voluntary, work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals and follow up services to employees who have personal and/or work - related problems.

315-492-5296 [email protected] https://www.upstate.edu/eap/


Staff Wellness Support Social Worker

Brief support for staff who have experienced critical care trauma; can provide resource information and connection

315-464-6001 [email protected]


Spiritual Care

Chaplains, services, educational programs, Reiki (For staff or patients)

315-464-4687 https://www.upstate.edu/spiritualcare


SUNY Upstate Office of Institutional Equity

Consulting on and investigating allegations of protected class discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment.

315-464-9590, or via online reporting [email protected] https://cm.maxient.com/reportingform.php?SUNYUpstate&layout_id=0.


Schwartz Rounds

A safe group discussion of a topic related to the emotional response of health care workers to challenging patients and situations. Several times per year, request invitation from Brigid Dunn, Spiritual Care, Schwartz Rounds coordinator

Email [email protected]


Pathway to Wellness

Wellness, health and self-care; Offers weekly and monthly activities and events that promote wellness; Smoking cessation support (including supplies); Open to all with an Upstate ID

[email protected]


Pet-A-Pooch (Animal Support)

Request a staff event visit or become a pet therapy volunteer

315-492-5548 [email protected] https://www.upstate.edu/wellness/#sts=Pet%20A%20Pooch%20(Animal%20Support) ,


Mayo Wellbeing Index

Self-assessment tool with resources directed at major sources of stress. https://app.mywellbeingindex.org/login. Invitation code: Upstate

https://app.mywellbeingindex.org/login


Virgin Pulse Wellness Program

Jealthy behavior and wellness resources for RF (Research Foundation) employees only

[email protected]


Nurse Residency Program

Transitions newly hired registered nurses into clinical practice during their first year.

Contact Denise Letourneau 315-464-6417


New Faculty Peer Mentoring Program

Supports the work of new tenure track colleagues in their first two years across the State University of New York. This Peer Mentoring Community offers new faculty an opportunity to talk about vital issues as teachers, scholars and advisors.

Email [email protected] https://sunycpd.eventsair.comnfmp


Chief Wellness Officer Upstate

Email [email protected] or call 315-447-5679


Assistant Dean for Wellness

Email [email protected]


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