New Wellbeing Hub through on the On the Goga
All District employees and their family members are eligible to participate the wellbeing hub through On the Goga. There is no employee cost and participation is voluntary. Register your account in four steps by following the On the Goga Sign Up instructions. Employees who participate in On the Goga challenges will be registered to win great prizes. Winners are notified by email and selected at random.
On The Goga is Excited to Present You With an Awesome Wellness Experience with Live Workshops
On the Goga workshops are available by zoom to all employees and dependents
Login to your Hub to register here!
Workshops will be recorded if you are unable to attend the live workshops.
We are excited to announce a new partnership with Lyra Health to provide coaching and therapy how, when, and where your people need it. Lyra gives our employees and their dependents access to the best care quickly and easily. No more endless searches for therapists, long wait times, or wondering how they’ll pay for mental health care.
With Lyra, everyone gets personalized care recommendations and access to top-quality coaches and therapists who are available now, not weeks from now. Each employee and their dependents get eight (8) free sessions per person, per calendar year at no cost to them. See Lyra Health page.
The School District of Philadelphia offers Health and Well Being Initiatives to employees and their families who are enrolled in medical coverage. Your Independence Blue Cross member ID card does more than just cover you when you’re sick, it also gives you access to a variety of member-exclusive programs, services, discounts, and deals. For more information visit , IBC Reimbursements or Working Advantage or Blue 365 Deals
Access to the custom resources and recordings with Prasada expired on April 15th, 2022. But employees can access Prasada’s daily and monthly complimentary live programs and offerings at Wholebeing for Everyone.
Employee Assistance Program
We are pleased to offer all employees and their families access to support through the ComPsych Guidance Resources. There is no cost to employees or their families and all information is confidential. No personally identifiable information is sent to the District. This support is designed to assist employees and their families in resolving personal problems (e.g., marital, financial or emotional problems; family issues; substance/alcohol abuse).
- On the web: www.guidanceresources.com Web ID: SDP
- By phone: 833-812-5180 TDD: 800.697.0353
- Now Offering Virtual Counseling. Click here for more information.
ComPsych Guidance Resources has also partnered through KOA Foundation for Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (“CCBT”). Provide Participants with access to interactive, individually-tailored applications that empower users to address depression, anxiety, stress, substance use, chronic pain and sleep challenges, while also supporting the physical and spiritual aspects of whole person health. Register either at ComPsych Guidance Resources or https://foundations.koahealth.com/access-foundations-with-compsych-users/?id=SDP
Looking for additional counseling services? Click here for information on benefits covered by your SDP insurance. Learn more about our EAP in the below video.
The School District of Philadelphia’s Independence Blue Cross plan provides employees up to 6 visits per year with a registered dietitian — at no cost. Nutrition coaching can help you lose weight, boost immune health, gain energy, sleep better and manage stress!
We’ve partnered with two vendors who offer virtual nutritional counseling.
- Health Fitness Connections LLC offers one-on-one nutritional service between you and a registered dietitian. A registered dietitian will help you navigate your dietary and nutrition needs as it relates to your health and wellness concerns. Counseling services provide a personalize experience, your registered dietitian will create a dietary plan and provide tips and strategies based on your specific needs. Dietitians can help not only with Weight Loss & Management but can help you with Disease Management (Diabetes Prevention & Management, High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol etc), Stress Management, Healthy Cooking Strategies and planning Grocery Shopping and much more! Click here to book your free nutrition counseling appointment with a Health Fitness Connections registered dietitian. Session are conveniently conducted by video chat or phone.
- The HUSK Nutrition Group offers convenient telehealth nutrition visits from the ease of your phone or computer. How to register for the HUSK Nutrition
Headspace: meditation made simple
Headspace is proud to support Pure Edge and K-12 educators through a free one-year subscription! Studies show Meditation can help with personal wellbeing. With short, easy-to-follow meditations, you’ll learn breathing, visualization, and focus-based exercises that are designed to help you live a healthier, happier life. There are meditations for stress, sports, sleep, focus and creativity. Train your mind for a healthier, happier life. It’s a personal meditation teacher, right in your pocket! Learn whenever you want, wherever you are. It only takes a few minutes to change the rest of your day.
Oral Health leads to better health!
Do you think about the relationship between your diet and oral health? Eating breakfast is key to a healthy mouth. Cheese is one of the best foods to prevent cavities. Intrigued? This Dental Health flyer flyer covers how making better nutritional choices can boost your oral health.
Healthy STEPs to Quitting Tobacco, https://www.ibx.com/htdocs/custom/sdp/well-being/steps.html
STEPs Tobacco Cessation Program is designed to help you:
- Learn about tobacco and your health
- Explore your current relationship with tobacco
- Create a personalized, successful plan to quit
- Become tobacco-free
If you are enrolled in District medical coverage, you may be eligible for reimbursement for your preferred tobacco cessation program. More information is available at: Member Tobacco Cessation Reimbursement
Get free help with quitting tobacco by visiting: http://smokefreephilly.org
Weight Management and Fitness Programs:
Visit a participating registered dietitian or network doctor up to 6 times a year at no cost to you if you are enrolled in School District of Philadelphia medical plan. Contact IBC at 1-800-ASK-BLUE for a list of participating providers.
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Health Coaches are registered nurses who are available to answer your health-related questions and help you meet your health goals. You can speak to a Health Coach 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 1-800-ASK-BLUE (1-800-275-2583; TTY/TDD: 711) if you are enrolled in School District of Philadelphia sponsored medical coverage.
Stay on top of personal health information, screening reminders, health tips, and more!
Exclusively for Independence members, IBX Wire™ is a mobile communication service that gives you a direct connection with Independence so you stay informed.
Text IBXSDP to 73529 or call 1-888-700-1078 to sign up for text alerts today.
Ready for a Challenge?
We have partnered with Health Fitness Connections to offer our staff FREE participation in various weight loss, fitness and wellness challenges.
Health Fitness Connections’ challenges are focused on weight loss; improving overall health; wellbeing, fitness level, and dietary habits. Their personal trainers and registered dietitians will support you, be a reliable resource and provide accountability throughout the challenge. You will also have access to their new mobile app which will allow you to track your fitness activity and calories, workout to their On-Demand fitness videos, and much more! Rewards may be offered for completing their challenges! Click here to join one of Heath Fitness Connections’ upcoming challenges.
Baby BluePrints® Maternity Program
If you’re an expectant mother, you want to ensure you have the healthiest pregnancy and delivery possible. Baby BluePrints is Independence Blue Cross’ comprehensive, free maternity program that supports pregnant members from the first trimester through delivery to home and continues with the 24/7 availability and phone support of Registered Nurse Health Coaches.
When you enroll in Baby BluePrints, a Health Coach will assess your pregnancy, screen for depression, and answer your questions about taking care of yourself and your baby at this special time. High-risk pregnancies will be referred to a Registered Nurse Health Coach specially trained in maternity care for additional assessment and follow up.
Enroll by calling 1-800-598-BABY (1-800-598-2229).
This interactive wellness and population health portal offers you and your dependents online tools that include videos, care outlines, a symptom checker, the ability to email with a wellness coach and other features offering a fact-based wellness experience. In light of COVID-19, the HealthyLearn wellness portal has been expanded to include a host of new materials devoted exclusively to dealing with the coronavirus and how to cope with the new challenges. Visit the site or for directions on how to download the HealthyLearn mobile app, click here.
Questions? Contact us at EmployeeWellness@philasd.org.