Employee Assistance Program (UTMB)

Finding Answers for Personal Problems

Are any of these problems bothering you?

  • Grief or Stress

  • Emotional Problems

  • Family/Marital Problems

  • Financial/Legal Problems (Referral Only)

  • Drug/Alcohol Dependence or Abuse

  • Difficulties with Co-Workers/Supervisors

EAP can help!!!!

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a variety of counseling services including:

  • assessment of individual, couple or family problems

  • referral to sources of help or care, based on your specific needs, locations and preferences

  • short-term counseling,when the problem is one the EAP office can rapidly address


All retirees, employees (including faculty, staff and house staff) and their immediate family members (residing in the same household) are eligible to use the EAP.

Educational Seminars

  • Alcohol/Drug  Education
  • Anger and Stress Management
  • Assertiveness
  • Conflict Management
  • Strategies for Working Parents


All EAP contacts are held in strict confidence as protected by law. EAP records DO NOT become part of personnel or medical records.


All contacts with the EAP are free. If a referral is necessary, EAP counselors make every effort to locate treatment within the financial means of the employee.


Offices are located in the Rebecca Sealy Hospital, room 2.812 (east end). To make an appointment, call the EAP office at (409) 772-2485 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Lunch and after-hours appointments are available. An EAP counselor is availabJe for telephone consultation 24 hours a day by calling (409) 772-2485 or through University operators.

Supervisors can also make appointments for their employees and are encouraged to inform employees about EAP services. Managers can consult EAP counselors to discuss appropriate and supportive responses for employees.

How Do I Know I Need the Services of the EAP?

If you think it could be a problem, then it probably is. Come and talk to us and see how we can help.