We're here to help.
Stanford WellConnect is a confidential program to promote mental health for medical trainees (residents and fellows), and all benefits eligible faculty in the School of Medicine at Stanford. Stressors can get in the way of balancing the demands of professional and personal life. Without help, work stress and other problems can intensify and affect emotional and physical well-being and professional fulfillment.
To contact WellConnect for day-of assistance, call our staff at (650) 724-1395 — we are available 24 hours a day.
All contact with WellConnect staff is confidential. Our mission is to support the emotional well-being of Stanford physicians and faculty scientists with consultation and referrals to pre-screened, highly qualified mental health professionals.
Services for residents and fellows and all benefits-eligible faculty
in the Stanford School of Medicine
- Individual psychotherapy
- Couples counseling
- Substance use assessment and counseling
- Medication evaluation
- Medication management
- Short- and Long- term clinical care
- Lifestyle medicine based psychiatry
- Workplace stress (emotional distress/mistreatment) management
- Work-life integration, mitigating negative impact of work on personal relationships
- Self-valuation (a.k.a. Self-compassion)
- Sleep health improvement
- Stress and anger (frustration/irritability) management
Know the signs
Be alert for signs of distress. Address significant social and environmental stressors and life transitions proactively and talk to us before stress becomes too much. Signs and symptoms of concern may be:
- Feeling drained
- Becoming frustrated and irritated by routine demands
- Memory, concentration difficulties
- Loss of empathy or compassion fatigue
- Stress-related physical symptoms, such as GI problems and fatigue
- Relationship issues
- Problems with self-care
- Insomnia or lethargy
- Changes in appetite
- Isolation from friends
- Feelings of hopelessness
- Anxiety and depression
- Thoughts of self-harm
Meet our Team
The program is led by faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.