Mental Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing involves understanding yourself and the way in which you develop and maintain positive relationships while adapting to a constantly changing environment. Baylor provides a range of services and innovative programming to help you optimize this critical area of wellbeing.

Resources for Mental Wellbeing

Employee Assistance Program
Are you experiencing something for the first time and are not sure where to turn? As an employee, you and your family members have access to the Employee Assistance Program. Counseling and support services do not end with depression and stress, but are also offered for grief, personal finance, taxes, legal issues, relationships, childcare, nutrition and more.
Mental Health Resources
If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health issue, these resources may be of assistance to you.
Title IX Resources
Title IX related experiences are some of the most difficult life-experiences. Support and next steps for all parties can be difficult to navigate. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Title IX Office.
Drug and Alcohol Counseling and Treatment Resources
Baylor University faculty, staff and their families have access to drug and alcohol counseling and treatment resources.
Adoption Assistance Program
This program helps to defray expenses associated with the adoption process and affirms the choice by faculty and staff to grow their families in this way.
New and Expectant Parents
New and expectant parents are supported with resources and helpful information. In addition, Baylor University has been designated as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Mayborn Museum
The Mayborn Museum Complex brings together, in one location, the resources of hands-on discovery rooms and interactive natural science and cultural history galleries, including outdoor exhibits.
McLane Student Life Center (SLC)
Faculty, Staff and their families are encouraged to use the fitness center, climb “The Rock”, swim, play squash and racquetball, and many other activities. The pool can even be rented for birthday parties!