COVID-19 Stress Management and Emotional Support

Stress Management and Emotional Support

Taking time for yourself is necessary for your own health as well as your ability to care for others. 

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to all Texas Health employees, whether you are PRN, Part-Time or Full-Time. The EAP is also available to eligible members of your household. The program is completely free and is available 24/7 to offer confidential counseling, child care resources, elder care resources, legal services, financial services and more.

For more information about the EAP, visit To speak with a counselor, call 1-877-MyTHRLink (1-877-698-4754) and select option 4 and select 4 again, or call 682-236-6861.

To view online resources available right now, from any device, click here

Voluntary Self-Care Check-In

Self-Care Check-Ins are voluntary, virtual group conversation to discuss topics related to positive coping skills, enhancing resiliency and stress relief hosted by the Texas Health Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Find out more about Self-Care Check-Ins and the upcoming scheduled sessions here

Texas Health Chaplains 

Texas Health Chaplains are onsite and available to help you through hard and stressful times related to work and family life. Chaplains provide a compassionate and supportive presence not just to patients but to you as well. Information on how to contact a Chaplain can be found here


  • Headspace: free premium access is available to all employees of Texas Health. Information on how to get enroll can be found here

  • Sanvello Digital Care: Free access to Sanvello, a provider of digital and tele-mental health solutions, is available to anyone and everyone. Sanvello offers guided journeys, coping tools, mindfulness meditation and more. Download the Sanvello app for free from the App Store or Google Play to create an account to being using this tool. Premium access to Sanvello is available to Texas Health employees enrolled in UnitedHealthcare coverage. 

Support Lines: 

  • UnitedHealthcare/Optum Emotional Support Line: Even if you’re not a member of UHC, this support line is open to anyone and everyone! Call 1-866-342-6892. The line is open 24/7.  

  • Texas Health and Human Services Mental Health Support: Offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919.
  • My Healthy My Resources of Tarrant County: Services are available by calling or texting the MHMR ICARE Call Center at 817-335-3022. Trained mental health professionals are available 24/7/365. 

Care through the Medical Plan:

If you are enrolled in medical coverage through Texas Health, find an in-network professional counselor (master level clinician), psychiatrist, or psychologist, select Behavioral Health when you go to or to search for a provider.

  • For employees enrolled in UHC medical plan options, register at to virtually connect with a licensed therapist. 


Family Resources

  • Survival Kit: A handy guide for parents and families to thrive during COVID-19

Care Team Support Resources


Other Resources