Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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The Faculty and Staff Services/Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential counseling and referral services to faculty, staff, and their family members to promote emotional well-being, and to increase engagement and productivity among members of our UI community. The types of problems for which a client could expect assistance include: job stress and conflicts, sleep difficulties, relationship and personal issues, family or parenting concerns, alcohol/substance dependency, information about financial counseling, as well as many other areas.

EAP services are available to eligible University of Iowa faculty and staff and their immediate family members.

All of the EAP clinicians are licensed mental health professionals who provide counseling for individuals, couples and families. Eligible participants have as many as four free sessions available within a year.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential resource provided by the University of Iowa to assist employees and their immediate family members or significant others wishing to enhance their health and well-being, as well as immediate help with personal concerns or acute life stressors.

Employee Assistance services are available to all permanent faculty and staff with a 50% or greater appointment, and their immediate family members living in the home, including spouse, domestic partners, or children (through age 26). Please call 335-2085 to confirm.

The Employee Assistance Program promotes problem solving and stress resilience through counseling, coaching, and consultation. Most people who come to EAP may be experiencing issues related to work-life balance, relationship concerns, sleep problems, emotional or psychological health, family concerns or substance abuse.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Campus address
121-50 USB
U.S. mailing address
The University of Iowa
121 University Services Bldg., Ste. 50
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
Phone
319-335-2085
FAX
319-335-2056