Worksite Wellness

Stress Awareness Employer Toolkit

According to the American Institute of Stress, about 90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress related disorders, ranging from stomach trouble to heart disease. Job related stress costs American businesses about $150 billion a year.

The Stress Awareness employer toolkit provides you with valuable information that can be distributed to employees through email, intranet postings, and the company newsletter.

Getting Started

Select a Program Coordinator

As a Program Coordinator, you are taking on a gratifying role of supporting and promoting wellness initiatives at the worksite. The Program Coordinator should be someone who can devote the time required to implement and promote this program to ensure a successful outcome.

The Program Coordinator is the person who will set up and advertise the Stress Awareness program throughout the workplace and distribute the provided information to help educate employees about managing stress.

Promote the Program

Promotional information is included to help you spread the word about this exciting new stress awareness initiative that will be available at your organization.

    Sample Program Announcement (2 formats):
  • Program Announcement – Insert text into an email to promote the program
  • Program Announcement – Download, manually fill in the information, and post throughout the worksite

Tools you will need during the program

Educational Handouts and Materials

Use these materials to assist in educating employees about how to manage stress.

Online Resource List

Use these resources as additional references for your employees.


If you have questions about presenting this program, you need to request materials, or you would like to send us your comments, please send us an email.

Printing the Materials

All the documents needed for this program are provided in PDF format. To view and print the documents, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.