Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) was established to provide employees and their families with opportunities to obtain assistance for a variety of personal problems which may affect their continued functioning as productive members of the University community or society at large. The EAP is a referral service with professionally certified employee assistance providers who are experienced in a wide range of issues including relationship, conflict, family concerns, and alcohol or drug dependence.

Alcohol Addiction

SAMHSA's National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.  

Take the questionnaire to better understand the health and risk guidelines of your drinking patterns. 

NIAAA focuses on generating and disseminating knowledge about alcohol and its effects on health and well-being, and provides various topics on alcohol's effect on your health.

The CDC works to reduce a main risk factor for preventable chronic diseases, including excessive alcohol use, and provides facts, various effects and responses to excessive alcohol use

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provide on their website some guidelines and tips to preventing excessive alcohol use

Review different options for treatment for those struggling with alcohol abuse or addiction.  


Drug Addiction

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a federal-government research institute that works to "advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health."  Learn more about Drug Use and Addiction with their DrugFacts.   

The National Institute of Drug Abuse covers topics on prevention of drug use and drug addiction on their website including featured stories,  related resources for coalitions, criminal justice, health professionals, higher education, and K-12 education. 


The Center for Disease Control and Prevention covers drug overdoes and making sure recovery is possible for those going through treatment of an opiod addiction.