Healthy for Life: T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program

Wellness Multimedia links
Wellness Resources links
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Wellness Ambassadors links

MU Resources

Columbia Resources

Agriculture & Farmers' Markets

  • DanJo Farms produces fresh baked bread, meats, herbs, vegetables, eggs, berries and fruits. This farm is located in Ashland, MO.
  • Columbia Farmers Market offers year-round produce, eggs, meats, and baked goods. See website for locations as they change based on the time of year.
  • Boone County Farmers Market offers produce, eggs, meats, baked goods April through October. See website for details. 
  • Missouri Bounty Box allows consumers to purchase a membership allowing them to purchase farmers' produce at the Root Cellar in Columbia.
  • Happy Hollow Farm produces certified organic vegetables, herbs and eggs and, at times, organic meat and canned goods through summer and winter CSA Memberships (Community Supported Agriculture) and sells at the Columbia Farmer’s Market.

Counseling & Family Services


  • Discounts for MU, UM System and UM Health Care

Job Resources


Wellness Resources

  • Employee Assistance Program                                   
  • Epple Park & Hinkson Field
    Managed by MizzouRec. To reserve any of these fields, please call 884-5600 on Monday – Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Forms can be picked up at the Membership Desk anytime.
  • Ergonomics
    MU Environmental Health and Safety offers tips on how to improve your work station and job site to meet your physical needs. Ergonomics covers all aspects of a job, from physical stress placed on joints and muscles to environmental factors that affect hearing, vision, and general comfort and health.
  • Fit For Life (navigate from the MU Health Care website)
  • The Health Connection
  • The Department of Health Psychology
  • Mindfulness Practice Center
  • MizzouRec
  • MU Counseling Center
  • MU Staff Advisory Council
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Nursing
  • Staff Health (University Hospital)
    Performs health screenings; TB testing; tetanus vaccinations; Hepatitis B vaccinations for any staff member who deals with blood or blood products; and measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations. Influenza vaccinations are provided as supply allows. Vaccinations are also offered for hospital staff members who travel internationally. The office provides basic health counseling and counseling for TB-positive patients. Located in 1E41. Contact: (573) 882-2294 or
  • UM Staff Advisory Council
    The Council provides two-way communication with the University President on matters pertaining to UM System staff.         
  • University Work Injury Services
    Offers treatment and assessment of work-related injuries or exposures and makes referrals to specialty care as needed. It handles all the labs for blood exposure as well as labs for infectious disease exposure. For repetitive work injuries, the office assists with ergonomic changes for workstations. Located at MC11. Contact: Debbie Robertson at (573) 884-9924 or
  • Walking Paths
    Landscape Services’ staff of arborists, designers and gardeners develop and maintain the Mizzou Botanic Garden, to make the MU campus a pleasant, exciting place to be.       
  • Wellness Resource Center
    offers FitStop to test total cholesterol, blood sugar (both a non-fasting finger-stick), percent body fat and blood pressure. The cholesterol test is $5 cash or check, the rest is free. Located in 34 Brady Commons, downstairs. For more information, call (573) 882-1752.