Employee Assistance Programs for Housestaff

Employee Assistance Program – Work Life Services, The Standard

There are times in life when you might need a little help coping or figuring out what to do. Take advantage of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which includes Work Life Services and is available to you and your family in connection with your group insurance from the Standard. It’s confidential – information will be released only with your permission or as required by law.

  • You, your dependents (including children to age 26) and all household members are covered
  • speak with master’s-degree clinicians 24/7
  • by phone, online, live chat, email and text
  • mobile app available
  • referrals to support groups, network counselor, community resources or your health plan
  • your program includes up to three face to face assessment and counseling sessions per issue

The Standard – EAP offers assistance with:

  • Depression, grief, loss and emotional well-being
  • Family, martial and other relationship issues
  • Life improvement and goal-setting
  • Addictions such as alcohol and drug abuse
  • Stress or anxiety with work or family
  • Financial or legal concerns
  • identity theft and fraud resolution
  • Online will preparation

UF Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through the University of Florida provides a wide range of mental health services, including individual employee evaluation and referral, consultation services for supervisors, workshops, training sessions and support groups.

  • up to six visits for individual consultation are available
  • confidential
  • licensed mental health professionals employed by the University of Florida
  • referrals to community providers and agencies if needed


Additional Resources:

In case of emergency: call 911

UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital: (352) 265-5481

National Suicide Prevention & Crisis Hotline: (800) 273-8255