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Employee Assistance Office and Wellness

This resource is confidential.

This resource is for benefits-eligible staff and faculty. Student employees should contact ASU Counseling Services for mental health support.

What is the Employee Assistance Office and Wellness?

The focus of the Employee Assistance Office (EAO) and Wellness is to support the health and well-being of ASU employees. Programs and services are provided for employees, managers, leaders and groups to educate, inform, assess, support, screen or refer employees to appropriate health care providers. Employees can contact the Employee Assistance Office for brief interventions on a wide range of behavioral health topics that can impact both individuals and teams. Call 480-965-2271 to schedule an appointment. All services are confidential.

The Employee Assistance Office also responds to critical workplace events and helps managers address personal or professional concerns with their staff. Employee Assistance Office staff connect ASU employees with campus-wide support services.

How does the Employee Assistance Office and Wellness support staff and faculty with sexual and relationship violence?

Employee Assistance Office

The Employee Assistance Office provides short-term counseling, consultation and referral services. Counselors are available to help you process your experience, provide support, create safety plans, assist you in determining the next steps that are right for you and connect you to the resources that you want to pursue. Counselors are not mandatory reporters and are there to support you in whatever choices you make as you navigate the complexity associated with sexual and relationship violence at your own pace.

What to expect when connecting with the Employee Assistance Office and Wellness?

Employee Assistance Office

During the initial meeting, a counselor will assess your immediate needs, gather a brief history and then work with you to establish goals to help resolve your presenting concerns. If the Employee Assistance Office is not able to meet your goals within the short-term model of care, referrals will be provided for ongoing care in the community using your insurance benefits and community partners.