Middlesex Health Wellness Programs

Middlesex Health offers counseling to employees and their immediate family members.

Your wellbeing is paramount – emotionally, physically, and financially. When you spend your days and nights caring generously for others, it’s important to take the time to look after yourself, too. We provide a variety of programs and resources to help motivate and support your total wellbeing in everyday life.

Employee Assistance Program

At Middlesex Health, we know that our employees are our most valuable asset. But, we also know that life presents challenges— that is why Middlesex Health offers two different employee assistance programs to provide you and your loved one's support and guidance through those uncertain times.

Spiritual Care
Rev. Dr. YangHee (Christine) Stopka
Rev. Dr. YangHee (Christine) Stopka

At Middlesex Health, we are committed to providing compassionate care that respects the beliefs and needs of each person. Our philosophy is that healing involves the whole person - mind, body, and soul. Therefore, our spiritual care department supports patients, their loved ones, hospital employees, and volunteers as they cope with the emotional and spiritual impact of illness, injury, or crisis.

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Integrative Medicine

The integrative medicine program  offers several therapies that can relieve pain and improve your state of mind.

  • Acupuncture
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki 

Middlesex Health employees get discounts on all services and some services may be covered by insurance.

Rejuvenation Station 

Middlesex Health's Rejuvenation Station provides a calming place for staff to relax and recover. The room features a massage chair, zero-gravity chairs, salt lamps, and calming music. Staff can access the wellness room 24/7. The room is located in the hallway of North 2, just down the hall from the CCU entrance. 

Lifestyle Medicine

Middlesex Health Lifestyle Medicine focuses on six areas in which patients can improve their health: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Relationships, Stress Reduction, Sleep, and Use of Risky Substances. We believe that every person can take steps to achieve their wellness goals, and our board-certified lifestyle medicine clinicians will guide you every step of the way.

Employee Discounts

Middlesex Health offers a number of ways for you to save money! Our discounts range from local to national offers and most can help support you and your loved ones so you can achieve your health and fitness goals.

Wellness Rewards Program

The Wellness Rewards Program is an incentive program sponsored by Employee Health and Wellness for all employees. Designed to reward each employee for taking personal responsibility in maintaining their health and wellness.

Point Calculations for Reward
30 minutes of activity =      1 Point
5 hours of activity =          10 Points
50 points =                         $10.00 gift card

If you are a current employee you can learn more about the program on the Employee Health intranet page.

This is a Middlesex Health employee incentive.  **You must be a current employee to receive your gift cards.**

Lactation Rooms
Lac 2

We have a lactation room for employees located on the third floor of the hospital. ( make an immediate left out of the main elevators onto third floor and it is located in the hallway) There is a mini fridge, sink, and medela symphony hospital grade pump available for employees to use. Employees can also join our breastfeeding support group weekly on Tuesdays.

Middlesex Health Center for Mindfulness & Compassion

This group provides mindfulness education and training to staff and community members to promote ongoing personal development in a safe and supportive environment with special attention to employee satisfaction and community outreach.

For more information, contact Dennis McCann at dennis.mccann@midhosp.org

Middlesex Health Holistic CARE Team

The Holistic CARE Team (HCT) is committed to fostering relationship-centered care by embracing an interdisciplinary philosophy of holism. Our passion is to facilitate innate self-healing and restore the balance of the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of self by creating an optimal healing environment shared with patients and staff in all settings. We promote caring, healing practices that complement and enrich conventional medicine to restore health, quality of life, and well-being. 

For more information, contact Dennis McCann at Deb Depasqua at debra.depasdqua@midhosp.org or Cheryl Mohrlein at cheryl.mohrlein@midhosp.org

Peer to peer

The purpose of the Peer to Peer Support Program is to provide support to colleagues following traumatic or stressful workplace events. Working in health care increases the risk that one will be exposed to many difficult experiences and situations. However, with the proper support, nurses can minimize the effects of these events and continue to provide compassionate care to patients and their families. Peer to peer support for clinical staff coping with stress following a traumatic event. More information for current employees here. Contact Mary Allegra at mary.allegra@midhosp.org

Schwartz Rounds

Monthly meetings that allow health care providers a regularly scheduled time to openly and honestly share and discuss the social and emotional issues they face in caring for patients and families. For more information, contact Cheryl Mohrlein at cheryl.mohrlein@midhosp.org or Dennis McCann at dennis.mccann@midhosp.org