AECOM cares about your mental health and wants you and your loved ones to thrive emotionally. For U.S. Mental Health Awareness Month in May, we’re highlighting resources to help you and your family members manage mental issues, achieve emotional well-being and be your best self.
We also encourage you to check in with your loved ones and your colleagues to share how you’re feeling, as well as offer and receive support from one another.
AECOM resources to support your mental health
Free and Confidential Counseling
U.S. Well-Being Points-Earning Activities
On the U.S. Well-Being platform, you can find two Daily Habit plans focused on mental health — Cope with the Blues and Balanced Living. Earn 10 U.S. Well-Being points for completing each plan.
Cultivate mindfulness skills to support your mental health goals with eM Life. Earn 5 U.S. Well-Being points toward the U.S. Well-Being at AECOM program when you complete 3 Daily Sessions in a month (up to 5 times for up to 25 points). Earn 10 U.S. Well-Being points when you complete 1 Immersive Program (up to 2 times for up to 20 points). Also, see eM Life’s tips for checking in on yourself this month.
Train your brain to manage your mental health the way you manage your physical health with Total Brain. Complete 10 exercises in a month to earn 5 U.S. Well-Being points (up to 5 times for up to 25 points). Make sure you’re logged into your AECOM/Total Brain account to ensure each game, video and article you complete counts toward your monthly incentive. Learn about Total Brain’s #thisisnormal campaign about the prevalence of mental health struggles.
Global Well-Being Resources
Visit WellBeingAtAECOM.com site for Healthy by Habit plans, the popular Well-Being Wheel (now featuring mental health tips) and a personal dashboard, where you can track your well-being activities and achievements. Set up your personal access link to see the plans and dashboard.
A clinically based computerized cognitive behavioral therapy program, myStrength can help you build resilience, improve your sleep, manage your health and cope with your emotions. It’s simple to use, even on your phone. Complete short mental exercises, interactive activities and guided training modules to help you check your health status, get a personalized plan to make healthy lifestyle changes, build community and track your progress over time.
Recognizing someone’s achievements can boost their mood and yours. Employees can the Kudos platform (through OKTA single sign on) and send a personalized e-card or badge to a colleague or post a congratulatory message. If you are a manager, it is especially important to recognize your team members, and Kudos makes it easy to do so!
Access these free guides, articles and WELLbinars:
- Learning to Relax
- Depression in Children
- Social Isolation Resource Guide
- Destigmatizing Mental Health Resource Guide
- What Are Some Ways I Can Nurture My Child’s Mental Health
- Using Laughter, Humor and Play to Reduce Stress and Resolve Problems
- Tips for Avoiding Burnout in Adults and Children, hosted by 2nd.MD, live on May 12. Register now.
- Happiness: A Key to Life Satisfaction, hosted by ComPsych, live on May 18. Register now or choose a different session.
AECOM employees can take these LinkedIn Learning courses:
- Finding Positivity in the Daily Routine
- Guiding Your Emotions to Overcome Negativity
- How to Stop Negative Self-Talk
- The Six Morning Habits of High Performers
- How to Train Your Brain for Happiness
AECOM managers can use this guide to help ensure the mental well-being of your team members.