Indiana University Health Employee Assistance Program (IU Health EAP) is a free benefit to you and your family, courtesy of your employer.

IU Health EAP, is an employee assistance program designed to help you and your family stay healthy. IU Health EAP is a confidential counseling service that focuses on helping employees' and family members' personal problems that may affect your work and your life.

The qualified and caring professionals of the IU Health EAP clinical staff have a wide range of experience, with expertise in areas such as stress, workplace conflict, family and marital problems, depression, anxiety, and alcohol and drug abuse. Every IU Health EAP counselor is state-licensed with multiple years of experience.

For more information, call 317.962.8001 or 800.745.4838, ext. 2

Frequently Asked Questions

IU Health EAP offers the following resources:

  • 24-hour crisis line, 800.745.4868
  • Convenient locations
  • Expanded hours of operation
  • Short term counseling
  • Educational materials

IU Health EAP services can help address:

  • Stress management
  • Depression, anxiety and other disorders
  • Grief
  • Substance abuse
  • Family and marital problems
  • Effective communication
  • Domestic violence
  • Job performance issues
  • Conflict in the workplace
  • Referral for further treatment or services, if necessary

Learn more about Anxiety

Anxiety, panic and other disorders such as agoraphobia, social phobia, compulsive disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder are all very serious illnesses, yet very common. Many of these illnesses affect thousands, if not millions, of Americans each year. Learn more.

Learn more about Depression

Clinical depression is much more significant than feeling "down" or sad from time to time. Everyone has life experiences that cause happiness and sadness. However, these feelings generally do not persist and we are still able to function in other areas of our lives. Clinical depression results from complex interactions among brain chemicals and hormones that influence a person's energy level, feelings, sleeping and eating habits. Learn more.

Learn more about Family and Marriage concerns

There are many facets of life at home. Whether or not you have children, there always needs to be a healthy balance at the heart of every home. Many factors contribute to this balance, such as understanding, good communication and love. If you see a problem with a relationship at home, give it the attention it needs. Learn more.

Learn more about Gambling concerns

Gambling can be an addiction. Addiction in itself can be construed as an illness, which can be treated. Learn more.

Learn more about Grief

Grief is the healing process we go through after suffering a loss. Although we normally think of loss as the death of someone close to us, life situations, such as divorce or losing a job, can also bring about grief. Learn about the five stages of grief, how to move along in the grief process and tips for coping with different types of losses. Learn more.

Learn more about Stress in the Workplace

To do our best work, we must generate some tension and stress. It is ironic that the qualities most likely to make us successful in the work force - aggression, ambition, drive and energy - are those which are most likely to hurt us if not channeled in the right ways. Fifty percent of the mortality from the 10 leading causes of death in the United States can be attributed to behavioral factors, including stress. Learn more.

Learn more about Substance Abuse

Substance abuse affects an estimated 25 million Americans. While the specific causes of substance abuse are unclear, it has been linked to hereditary, environmental and social causes. Identifying the symptoms is important in treating the abuse. Learn more.