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Wellness Resources for All APS Employees

Check out the wellness resources we offer all APS employees!

APS Employee Wellness Programs & Events

APS Employee Wellness offers many free programs to help all employees lower their risk for disease, attain lifestyle and weight loss goals as well as manage stress and mental health concerns.

* Below are options for all employees regardless of full/part-time status or APS benefits coverage. All events are scheduled in the Employee Wellness Google Calendar. 

APS Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The APS EAP program offers free, confidential short-term professional counseling for employees and immediate family members. Call (505) 880-3718 to schedule an in-person or virtual WeCounsel appointment.

Monthly Webinars

Every month APS employees have access to a variety of well-being webinars. All the information is in the Employee Wellness event calendar and monthly wellness newsletter. The cadence is set every month and the topics change. Register and receive the recording for on-demand viewing at a time that is convenient for you. 

Virtual and Email-Based Wellness Opportunities 

  • Life on Mindfulness:  Enroll in the  Life on Mindfulness Program for all content and email reminders. This is a free, flexible program for all employees that offers daily drop-in meditations, new weekly and monthly content, featured meditations, and short Sunday "Sesh" to help you mindfully prepare for the week. Everything is recorded for on-demand access. Links for daily drop-ins and the Saturday sessions are in the Employee Wellness Google Calendar. This site is mobile phone optimized so you can access a wide variety of recorded meditations anytime, anywhere. *The Life on Mindfulness program is open to all APS employees. 
  • Health Coaching: Open to all APS employees. If you would like help with managing a chronic illness, weight loss to improve your health, or simply feel better, APS offers free Health Coaching to all APS employees.
  • 30 Ways to Well-being is an email-based program. Register for 30 Ways to Well-Being and you will receive daily wellness emails with simple yet innovative practices to do every day. This will bring new awareness for you around stress, sleep, movement, nutrition, connection, and more! This is an ongoing program. Enroll and engage at your own pace. *Open to all APS employees.

Financial Wellness with Nusenda

Nusenda Credit Union has been the Albuquerque Public Schools Federal Credit Union since 1936 and offers comprehensive financial services to APS employees and their family members. 

The APS Employee Wellness Banzai Site offers financial literacy courses and interactive simulations that engage users as they learn about finances and how to build credit, reduce debt and/or save for life expenses like buying a home or car, starting a family and planning for retirement. Take a look at the Nusenda benefits flyer and reach out to Nusenda for more information. 

 

On-Site Wellness

Short wellness presentations for school staff and APS departments. We can tailor to your needs and fit time ranges from 15 to 60 minutes. Some topics include:

  • Just the basics - APS Benefits Bootcamp - a 15-minute, fun interactive session!
  • Stress, burnout, and resilience
  • Stresscalation
  • Time Confetti 
  • Social well-being, sleep, and nutrition
  • Financial well-being
  • Ergonomics and musculoskeletal health
  • Understanding Healthcare and Medical Consumerism

Request Pet Therapy

Schedule Pet Therapy – for APS employees. If you would like to offer your staff or department a couple of hours of furry-cuddle-stress-relieving therapy time, fill out this request form. Please note that accommodations must be made for any colleagues who have allergies to dogs. 

Questions

If you have any questions, contact Becky MacGregor at