Employee Assistance Counseling

Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Dealing with grief or loss? Need help managing stress or feelings of burnout? Or are you just looking to develop your communication skills in a safe and supportive environment?

Life is full of challenges, and we all need help handling them sometimes. Life & Work Connections provides diverse entry points to help you build your resilience and strengthen the skills you need to address those challenges.

One-on-One Counseling

Free, confidential short-term counseling is available to all benefits-eligible employees, their dependents, and members of their households through ComPsych.

To make an appointment, call 877-327-2362 (TTY: 800-697-0353) anytime 24/7.

This support includes:

  • Up to 12 counseling sessions per issue per year.
  • Extended appointment times, including evenings and weekends.
  • A diverse, statewide network of providers, giving you the flexibility to select a provider who meets your cultural, clinical, and location preferences.
  • A range of service modes, including in-person, phone, video, and chat options.
  • English- and/or Spanish-speaking counselors, and translation services for other languages.


Through Insurance Providers

Please visit the Arizona Department of Administration website for details.

Crisis Resources

If you or someone you know is an immediate suicidal crisis or emergency, call 911. Ask for a crisis intervention trained, or CIT, officer.

In Tucson

Call the Community Wide Crisis line: 520-622-6000 or 866-495-6735.

Or walk in to the 24/7 Crisis Response Center at 2802 E. District St. (south of Ajo Way and Country Club Road).

In Phoenix

Call the Crisis Response Network Maricopa Crisis Line: 602-222-9444 or 800-631-1314.

Skill-Building Workshops

The counselors at Life & Work Connections offer workshops and webinars on a variety of mental health and emotional well-being topics to support University of Arizona employees in making constructive changes in their lives.

Recent offerings have included programming on cultivating a positive mindset, fostering resilience in family systems, and understanding the effects of trauma in the workplace.


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