Support available to employees during Ukraine war
The war in Ukraine can have an unsettling effect on all of us. IU recognizes the emotional impact this can have, particularly for employees with colleagues, family members or friends in affected areas.
If you or someone you know needs additional support, the resources and services listed below are available to help.
Employees and household members who are experiencing difficulties during this time are encouraged to use IU’s employee assistance program, SupportLinc. Confidential counseling with licensed mental health clinicians is available 24/7 by calling 888-881-LINC (5462) or by visiting iu.mysupportportal.com.
National crisis hotlines
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
- Disaster Distress Hotline: 800-985-5990
- How to talk to kids about the Ukraine invasion (PBS)
- Dealing with uncertainty and Reducing the intensity of stress (SupportLinc)
- State and local counseling resources (Healthy IU)
How you can help
If you would like to offer support for the Ukrainian people, information and tips are available through USAID and the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Indiana University’s response
- IU response to attack on Ukraine (IU Today).
- Statement on Ukraine (IU Global).
- IU experts are ready to talk about Ukraine.
- In response to the crisis in Ukraine (IUPUI Office of International Affairs)
Indiana University is a diverse community, and we must continue to be compassionate and supportive of each other. Please do not hesitate to speak with your supervisor or HR representative or contact IU Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need additional assistance.