All Worsham students are eligible for complimentary National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) student membership. Once you register for your free membership you have 24/7 access to the mental health resources from SupportLinc Member Assistance Program (MAP). Available for free to all NFDA members, SupportLinc provides a broad range of resources and services to assist professionals and students in funeral service with managing work/life balance and nurturing their emotional well-being.
SupportLinc offers a toll-free hotline staffed by experts who can suggest resources and offer counseling, along with unlimited access to online webinars, articles, and training.
- In-the-moment support.
A licensed clinician answers 24/7/365 when you call for assistance with work-related pressures, depression, stress, anxiety, grief, relationships, substance abuse, or other concerns.
- Short-term counseling.
Members and their immediate families may also receive up to three (3) counseling sessions, in-person or via video.
- Legal consultation.
Receive a free, 30-minute legal consultation with a local attorney by phone or in person.
- Convenience resources.
Knowledgeable specialists provide referrals to resources that help address a wide range of challenges such as child or elder care, adoption, pet care, home repair, education, and housing needs.
- Financial expertise.
Consultation and planning with an experienced financial professional is available, providing pressure-free, personalized guidance until your issue is resolved.
Resources include the web portal, eConnect® mobile app, Textcoach® text therapy, video or web-based counseling, the Amino self-guided behavioral health platform, and Virtual Support Connect, an anonymous chat-based group support sessions.
- Burnout resources.
Take advantage of modules, courses, and articles that help identify the root causes of burnout, recognize which stress-inducing factors are within your control, and develop an action plan for effectively managing stress at work and at home.
- Text/email counseling.
Members can use the Mental Health Navigator tool on a desktop or mobile device to complete a short assessment and receive personalized guidance for accessing program support and resources.
- Health tools.
The WellBeing Place provides you with a wide array of tips, tools, and resources to improve your overall health and well-being.
- Sleep fitness tool kit.
This is designed to help you learn good sleep habits and achieve healthy sleep.
All requests for information or assistance through SupportLinc are FREE and strictly confidential. You can reach SupportLinc 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, whenever needed—wherever is most convenient.
Health services are not provided by the College; however, Northwest Community Hospital’s Immediate Care Facility is located just minutes from the college at 15 South McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, Illinois, 60089. The facility is open 24 hours and can be contacted at (847) 459-6100.