University of California, Riverside


Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Being emotionally well is more than just handling stress. It also involves being attentive to your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, whether positive or negative.  Emotional Wellness implies the ability to be aware of and accept our feelings, rather than deny them, have an optimistic approach to life, and enjoy life despite its occasional disappointments and frustrations.

If you are a person engaged in the process of emotional wellness, you are willing and able to:

The Path to Emotional Wellness

The path to emotional wellness may involve:

The path may also involve seeking out support from a mental health professional when needed and gathering information in order to make informed value decisions.

Are you engaged in the process of emotional wellness?

Evaluate your own emotional wellness with this brief quiz.

If you answered "No" to any of the questions, it may indicate an area where you need to improve the state of your emotional wellness.

Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) provides professional and confidential assistance for personal concerns.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Program Information

Julie Chobdee, MPH
Wellness Program Coordinator
Human Resources

1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-1488
Fax: (951) 827-2672

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