UF Employee Assistance Program provides free and confidential counseling

The EAP provides a wide range of services to employees, including individual employee evaluations and referrals. Counseling sessions are confidential and address situations such as:

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

The EAP also provides workshops and training for the following:

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Understanding Depression
  • Coping with Grief
  • Anger Management
  • Relationship Stress

For more information, please call (352) 392-5787 or visit www.eap.ufl.edu. Counselors are available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (Calls made outside of business hours are transferred to an answering service.)

Tobacco cessation support offered year-round

The EAP continues to offer Smoking Cessation groups throughout the year. The two-hour Tools to Quit seminar is designed to enable participants to get all the essential information they need in order to quit tobacco successfully, including free nicotine patches, gum, lozenges and/or medications. UF faculty and staff may also attend free UF Health Tools to Quit Classes. Visit the AHEC website for more information and to register.

The EAP is also offering a Relapse Support Group or Tools to Quit seminar for those who have participated in any of the EAP’s previous smoking cessation groups since the inception of the Smoking Cessation Program. Interested persons should call (352) 392-5787 for more information on dates and times of groups or any of EAP services. Groups will continue to be offered during the 8 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. time-frames based on the number of responses. Tools to Quit seminars or small group sessions may be scheduled at a time convenient for interested faculty and staff during regular office hours.