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Work-Life at NIH image of Well-being - Daily Living, Physical, Mental, Financial, Community 
Work-Life at NIH image of Family - Childern of all ages, Adult Dependents, Elder care, Self-care 
Work-Life at NIH image of Career - Leave and Workplace Flexibilities, New Employee, Mid-career, Pre-retirement 
 

Calendar of Events - JUNE


June - National Safety Month, Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, Performance Management Month, PRIDE Month
​Be sure to check the webpage frequently and bookmark it as information will be added and updated throughout the month. Please share this webpage with colleagues, co-workers, and contractors. The webpage can be viewed on any computer and mobile device.  If there is a resource or event you think should be included, need any reasonable accommodations to participate in these events or have any questions, please contact Tonya Lee, NIH Work-Life Coordinator at worklife@nih.gov.​

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

FREE virtual classes available daily
"Fitness for You"  Virtual Fitness Classes

Click here for a full list of classes

NIH Community Market
*Every Tuesday*
10 am to 1 pm
at Bldg. 10 South Lawn
Click here for more information on vendors

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NIH Benefits Information - Did You Know?  June 2022 Edition 
The Benefits Newsletter (OHR) provides valuable sources of information for employee benefits.  Take a few minutes to access the newsletter to review information on topics that interest you.

Do you have questions about your benefits?

​Send all questions to 
AskBenefits@nih.gov or your Benefits Contact. 

Click here to find your Benefits Contact. 



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NIH Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 301-496-3164
Free resource that is available for employees who are experiencing mental health concerns or other difficult circumstances and for supervisors who need advice on how to respond to mental health issues in the workplace.  Detailed information included in the brochures below:

Feeling Stressed Out About Your Drive To and From Work?  
Click here to learn more about Transhare, Commuter Options, Shuttles and the Bike Program   

NIH  Workforce Resource Eligibility Matrix
Click here to learn which resources you are eligible for and start participating today.   

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Click here for tips and resources from NIMH to help you take care of your mental health.


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Do you need help with your mental health? If you don’t know where to start, this infographic from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) may help guide you. 
Click here for more information.
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June is Performance Management Month!
The HHS Office Human Resources team has prepared a variety of virtual experiences to engage and empower HHS staff.  
Go to Performance Management Month 2022 for details, and for recordings of the trainings presented through out the month,


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2022 FEVS
The 2022 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) opened this week. 
Make sure your voice is heard.  It takes about 20 - 30 minutes to complete.  The survey is open now and closes on Friday, July 22.
Click here for more information about the FEVS.

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NIH Ombuds Office 
assists individuals and groups in resolving workplace and lab concerns independently assists individuals and groups in resolving collaborative processes and the creative resolution for the entire NIH community.
Click here for more information


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Click here to view the EAP Staff Support Line PDF
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 3 pm - 5 pm
OITE -Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series:  II. Exploring Our Self-talk:  Cognitive Distortions and Imposter Fears for NIH Intramural Trainees in our postbac, graduate student, and postdoc programs.

On-line 

Click here to learn more about the event and the Office of Intramural Training & Education 

​NIH Trainees should click here for important wellness and resilience activities provided by the NIH OITE.

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10 am – 12 pm
NIH iCAP STAT presents
Microaggressions:  Strategies for Change 
Online only
Click here to register in LMS and to learn more about this workshop.
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TAKE A HIKE DAY
 12:45 PM - KICK-OFF in front of Building 1
Runners, Walkers and Rollers will depart for the 3.25- mile trek around the NIH perimeter shortly after 1 pm.

Click here to register.


 11 am - 12:30 pm
Regathering During COVID - Office of the Deputy Director for Management (DDM) Series

On-line 

Click here to join the webinar.

Click here to learn more about the DDM Seminar Series and to view previous lectures.


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Check out the June 2022 issue of NIH in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

Click here to review the June 2022 issue.


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Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS)
The Office of Research Services, DOHS, serves the NIH in occupational safety and health through administration of programs, policies, and support. 
Click here to learn more about
Ergonomics
Occupational Medical Service
Nursing Mother's Program
Employee Assistance Program
Biological Safety
and so much more!

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NIA is celebrating Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month!
Throughout the month, NIA aims to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and share resources to support individuals, families and caregivers affected by the disease.
Click here to take a look at the NIA website to learn more about upcoming events.

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1 pm –  3 pm
NIH PRIDE 2022 Together Towards Discovery:  The Impact of Intersecting Identities on Work at NIH
On-line
This event will feature a diverse panel of invites speakers from different components across the NIH who will be led through a moderated discussion, followed by a Q&A session.
Click here to join the event.

Click here to learn more about NIH PRIDE 2022.
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12 pm – 1 pm
NCCIH Advancing Research on Emotional Well-Being and Regulation of Eating Virtual Lecture.

Every wonder how Emotional Well-Being (EWB) & Stress are related to eating patterns?

Click here to learn more about this event and how to access the lecture.



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Feds Feed Families      Kick-Off
More Information Coming Soon!

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National Maternal Health Hotline

1-833-9-HELP4MOMS

TTY: 711 then
1-833-943-5746

A new, confidential, toll-free hotline for expecting and new moms experiencing mental health challenges. The new National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support, resources and referrals to any pregnant and postpartum mothers facing mental health challenges and their loved ones. 
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 10:30 am - 11:30 am
NIH Virtual Town Hall on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA)

Online only

Click here to join the webinar.  It is recommended that you disconnect from NIH VPN and close other running applications on your computer.
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1 pm - 2 pm
Lunch and Learn Webinar
Save the Date - More information coming soon.


Resources

This webpage was designed specifically to help you learn more about the numerous NIH resources available to assist you with your current and future well-being, work-life, family and career needs.

​There is something for EVERYONE, including federal employees, fellows, trainees, and contractors.

Resources are available in many formats:  live webinars, free fitness classes, Foil the Flu clinics, websites, PDFs, and archived webinars and vignettes​ for viewing when you have time. 

​Be sure to check the webpage frequently and bookmark it as information will be added and updated throughout the month. Please share this webpage with colleagues, co-workers, and contractors.  The website can be accessed by any 
computer.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn how
NIH cares for and supports its workforce!

Events and resources are divided in to themes that target a specific phase during your work and family life cycle.  Each week/theme is located in the far left box under Theme & Resources.  

Theme: Work-Life@NIH and Well-Being

Theme:  New Employees and Daily Living

Theme:  Mid-Career Employees and Those with Children of All Ages 

Theme:  Pre-Retirement Employees and Those with Adult Dependent and Elder Care Needs

Many of the services and programs provided can be used at any stage of your work and family life cycle.

You must obtain your supervisor's approval if you plan to attend events occurring during your work hours.

If there is a resource or event you think should be included, need any reasonable accommodations to participate in these events or have any questions, please contact Tonya Lee, NIH Work-Life Coordinator at worklife@nih.gov.


Taking Care of Your Personal Well-Being


NIH Workforce Resource Eligibility Matrix

With 17 different  employment categories (including Trainees, Contractors, Commissioned Corps, and Guest Researchers) across the NIH, knowing which resources you are eligible for can be confusing.
Click here to learn which resources you are eligible for and start participating today.  

Theme & Resources



 
Work-Life@NIH

Well-Being





NIH Leave Flexibilities and Workplace Resources during COVID-19
Learn more
click here


NIH Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more
click here


Health and Wellness Council (HWC)
Learn more
click here


NIH Recreation and Welfare Association (R&W)
Learn more
click here


Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) WellnessTrainees and Fellows can learn more about individual and group opportunities to promote well-being and resilience.

OD's Resilience Through Well-Being Campaign
is designed to empower OD staff to embrace their personal well-being through increased awareness, community engagement and access to NIH well-being resources.  
Click here to visit the campaign intranet site


Work-Life@NIH:  A Workforce Guide to Well-Being

Archived webinar
Click here to view NIH VideoCast
webinar.


NIH Back-up Care Program:  Self care, child care and adult care
Learn more
click here

Ergonomics From Office to Home and Beyond - Sponsored by DOHS & HWC  

Archived webinar 
Click here to view 
NIH VideoCast webinar.

Ergonomics
W
ebsite

Learn more
click here


Supervisor's Toolkit for Assisting the Distressed Trainee
Learn more
click here

Moving Forward Enhancing Our
R
esiliency
Archived Webinar Link
click here



Theme &
Resources




 
New Employees 

Daily Living



Fitness for You

Click here for a list of FREE "Fitness for You" classes during the month for both on campus and off campus locations.

Division of Amenities and Transportation Services
provides a variety of worksite enrichment programs and transportation services, such as food services, parking, shuttle options, fitness opportunities and child/adult/elder care programs.
Learn more
click here


NIH Intranet:  Where to go to find
popular links, 
announcements,
and information
about the NIH.
(NIH staff only)

Learn more
click here

NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) Trainees, Fellows, Investigators, and Staff
Learn more
click here

Walking at NIH:  How Many Steps Can You Get Today?
Learn more
click here




Introduction to Compensation

Transhare Program
Learn more
click here

Nutrition to Support Healthy Immune Function
Archived Webinar Link
click here

NIH Civil Program
Click here to learn more


NIH Employee Orientation Refresher 
Archived Webinar
Click here to view NIH VideoCast webinar.

NIH OHR:  Find Your HR Contacts
Learn more
click here

NIH Recreation and Welfare Association (R&W) - Clubs
A fun way to connect with the NIH community.
click here

NIH OHR:  Understanding Your Benefits
Learn more
click here


NIH Listservs
A thousand possibilities to connect with the NIH Community.  Begin your search today!
click here

NIH Blood Bank:  Save a Life...Become a Blood Donor Today.
Learn more
click here

NIH Emergency Communications Center (ECC) - 
First point of contact for emergency situations.
Learn more
click here



Follow 
@NIHEmplSrvcs on Twitter
for information about services that can assist you with work and family responsibilities and programs to improve your personal well-being.




Theme &
Resources




 
Mid-Career
Employees

Young Children to College Age





NIH Child Care Centers and the NIH Wait List
Learn more
click here

Parent Listserv
Join today!
click here

Ask the NIH Parent Coach:  Help is just an email away.
Learn more
click here


NIH Child Care Subsidy Program
Learn more
click here





NIH Leadership Development Programs
Learn more
click here

NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Click here to learn more about Reasonable Accomodations, NIH Anti-Harassment Program, the Equal Employment Opportunity process and Upcoming Events and Training.


NIH Anti-Harassment Policy and Guidance Webpage.
Click here to learn more about the NIH's commitment and how to report.

NIH Training Center:  View Full Course Catalog, Preview FY2022 Q1 Classes and Classes to Support Your Role at NIH. 
Learn more
click here


Deputy Director for Management (DDM) Seminar Series
Click here to learn more about the leadership and management series and access archived webinars.

NIH OHR Guide to Parental Leave
Learn more
click here

NIH Mentoring
Program
Learn more
click here



Managing Stress Panel - Sponsored by OD Resilience Through Well-Being Campaign
Archived Webinar 
Click here to view NIH VideoCast webinar.

NIH Military Spouses Network
Click here to learn more about this NIH group.

Positive Parenting:  Building Healthy Relationships with Your Kids - NIH News in Health Article
Click here to view this article and others in the Parenting Special Issue.



Theme
& Resources





 
Pre-Retirement Employees

Adult/Elder Care 



NIH Adult Care Support Listserv  

Join today!
Learn more
click here


NIH Aging and Adult-Dependent Care Committee (AADCC)   

Learn more
click here

NIH OHR After  Retirement:  What to Expect, When to Expect It and Who to Contact If You Have Questions  

Learn more
click here


Nutrition for Healthy Aging - Sponsored by AADCC
Archived Webinar 
Click here to view NIH VideoCast webinar.
 
Save Smart, Retire Well Webinar
Archived Webinar
click here


Rebooting for Supervisors - Managing the Stress of Managing Others

Archived Webinar 
Click here to view NIH VideoCast webinar.


NIH Training Center's Retirement Seminars - It's never too early to start planning.  

Learn more
click here




Retirement 101 - Sponsored by OHR

Archived Webinar 
Click here to view NIH VideoCast webinar.


NIH OHR Retirement:  Learn About Your Retirement Resource
s  



Taking the Pedal Off the Metal:  When Should Older Adults Stop Driving? - NIH News in Health Article
Click here to view this article and others in the Senior Special Issue.


Find out more...