Counseling and Therapy Services

The Arkansas Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides professional counseling and/or referral to community resources for a wide range of problems and situations including stress management, financial concerns, alcohol and other drug abuse, elder care, job/career issues, parenting, legal issues, marital/family problems and personal/emotional concerns.

The EAP is staffed by a team of licensed therapists who provide services.  Specific areas they can help with include the following:

  • Anger management
  • Eldercare
  • Grief/bereavement
  • Individual life skills training
  • Life/Career coaching
  • Personal/emotional concerns
  • Referral/resource assistance
  • Relationships
  • Short-term, individual and family counseling
  • Stress management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Wellness training
  • Work-related issues

 

Points to note about these services.

  • Absolutely Confidential! (exceptions: suicidality/ homicidality/child abuse).
  • No cost for services
  • Easy timely access and seen as often as indicated
  • EAP has its own electronic medical records that are NOT CONNECTED to UAMS Medical Records system (EPIC)

How the EAP works.

  • Call 501 686-2588 to make an appointment. You should personally call to make the appointment.
  • EAP’s office hours are 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday (8 am to 7pm three nights per week).
  • For after hour emergencies, call the EAP 24/7 number 800 542-6021 where you can speak to a licensed EAP counselor.

For detailed information about EAP services, visit their website:  https://eap.uams.edu/