If you’re stressed, help is available

UNTHSC’s Employee Assistance Program can help employees with many issues. Here is the site:

https://www.unthsc.edu/administrative/human-resource-services/employee-assistance-program/

Help is available with:

  • Family (parenting support, couples and marital issues)
  • Job performance and career management
  • Depression, anxiety and emotional problems
  • Child and dependent adult care issues
  • Addictions
  • Legal and financial issues
  • Self-improvement plans
  • Communication skills
  • Stress management
  • Anger management
  • Time management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Grief and loss
  • Weight loss

The UNT Health Science Center has contracted with Alliance Work Partners (AWP) to provide an employee assistance program for UNTHSC retirement-eligible employees, retirees, household members and their dependents.

Services include free, confidential problem assessment, counseling (up to six sessions per situation, per year) and referrals. AWP also has a robust website, HELPNET, with an array of web-based training, assessments, articles, tips and resources, including access to a law library and financial calculators. AWP site: https://www.awpnow.com/main/

To speak confidentially to a counselor 24/7, call AWP at 1-800-343-3822.

Students have a similar program provided by WellConnect: https://www.unthsc.edu/students/center-for-academic-performance/counseling-services/