Employee Assistance Program | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The EAP is a helping resource for employees whose employer contracts with us to provide this benefit. Employees are eligible for free, confidential counseling sessions per contract year. These sessions can be utilized by the employee, the employee’s spouse or partner, and/or the employee’s minor children (under 18 or still in high school). Our Counselors are licensed and have the knowledge and experience to assist you.

Counseling is available for a variety of issues:

  • Depression
  • Excessive stress or anxiety
  • Healing from trauma
  • Workplace issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Better couple communication
  • Managing family conflict
  • Alcohol and drug abuse

In-person or telehealth counseling is available. The in-person visits are provided at the Counseling Center at TTUHSC, which is located in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 4th Street and Indiana in Lubbock. Directions are provided when you make an appointment.  Click here for a printable brochure.

Request an Appointment

We're here to help. Please call or submit the form below to request an appointment. Upon submission of the online form, you will receive a call back to confirm appointment date and time. Also, please feel free to call with any questions.

Phone: 806.743.1327 or 800.327.0328

For employers Interested in an EAP:

We have a long history of providing employee assistance services to TTU, TTUHSC, and numerous other employers in or near Lubbock, TX. Our comprehensive package of EAP services is reasonably priced per employee and address a full range of emotional and behavioral problems that impair job performance and contribute to rising employer costs. If you’re thinking about offering this to your employees, we would love to visit with you!

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Mental Health Resources

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call or text 988

If you are in crisis and one of the following applies to you:

  • You feel you are in immediate danger of harming yourself.
  • You feel you are in immediate danger of harming someone else.
  • You have recently been assaulted or had a traumatic experience.

Please do one of the following:

  • Call 911 – you will be connected with the police who can help you get emergency services.
  • Call the StarCare Crisis Team 806.740.1414.
  • Go to your local emergency room.
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