Employee Assistance Program offers free individual and group support services

employee-assistance-programThe Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a wide range of services to employees. Services include individual employee evaluations, short-term therapy and referrals to community providers. Counseling sessions are confidential and address situations such as:

  • Work performance difficulties
  • Alcohol or other drug misuse
  • Relationship and family difficulties
  • Social problems
  • Emotional concerns
  • Occupational or personal stress
  • Eldercare and parenting issues
  • Health concerns
  • Conflict resolution

The EAP also provides workshops on a variety of topics that relate to both occupational and personal topics. Workshops are typically one hour, and topics include the following:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress management
  • Working through grief
  • Conflict management
  • Understanding depression
  • Anger management
  • Relationship stress
  • Healthy relationships
  • Assertiveness training

This list is not exhaustive, and departments can make requests for specific topics of interest. Additionally, EAP staff can provide grief counseling after the loss of a co-worker or help employees debrief in the event of an emergency or urgent situation.

For more information, please call (352) 392-5787 or visit www.eap.ufl.edu.