Employee Health and Wellness

Welcome to the North Carolina Central University Health and Wellness page for employees. This page serves as a source of information about resources, current health issues and events that affect employee health and wellness.

Please check back often for updates and new information. If you have something you would like to see included or you have information or an event for inclusion, please contact [email protected].

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide information on healthy workplace policies, enhancing positive social conditions, building personal skills and organizational resilience and promoting healthy lifestyles.

5 arms reaching into the sky with healthy activities

Health and well-being is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being — and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

World Health Organization, 1946
1 in 5

U.S. adults experience mental illness each year.

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1 in 20

U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year.

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Of all lifetime mental illnesses begin by age 14.

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Of lifetime mental illnesses begin by age 24.

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people aged 10–34.

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Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death overall.

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Statistics provided by the National Alliance on Mental Health.

Stay Hydrated – Stay Cool – Stay Healthy

When the temperature rises, getting enough to drink is important whether you are active outside, traveling or just sitting in the sun. People who are over 50, are overweight or have heart conditions may need to take extra precautions to stay safe in the heat.

Workplace Burnout

Are you concerned that you or one of your colleagues is experiencing workplace burnout? Check out our informational page to find out how to identify signs of burnout as well as ways to address it.

Heat Safety

There is hot, and then there is hot! Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two days — basically, most days in a North Carolina summer.

Mental Health Information and Resources

Every day millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness, including many members of the NCCU family —  maybe even you.