Financial Wellness Support

Finances can have a huge impact on one’s mental health and wellness. Below are some resources to help support your financial wellbeing.

Harvard’s EAP provides not only provides virtual counselling to help you deal with stress or anxiety but they also provide financial consultation around financial transitions, budgeting, debt management, etc. Through this program, the EAP will recommend other community resources available to you.

Harvard Benefits
If you previously had benefits coverage through a spouse or partner’s employment, you are now eligible to enroll in the Harvard benefits program, as losing coverage is considered a life event. If you are new to Harvard the orientation video provides great information.

Community Support and Payment Relief
As a Harvard Community Member, you have access to the services, supports and financial counselling through Greenpath Financial Wellness.

Here are links to other articles with information on how to deal with financial stress or challenges:  

HUECU – Five Ways to Manage Stress

HUECU – Five Financial Steps to Take If You Lose Income

CNBC – How to Deal with Financial Related Stress and Anxiety

MoneyGeek – How Debt and Financial Stress Impact Your Mental Health and How You Can Cope