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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides assistance for you and your family members. Through the EAP, you, your spouse or live-in partner, and eligible dependent children can access free, convenient, and confidential services. The EAP offers a variety of services including counseling sessions with a licensed mental health professional, legal and financial resources, and WorkLife referrals.

Through the EAP, a counselor will work with you to identify and provide assessment for any personal and/or work related problems you may be experiencing. The UTEAP network includes licensed mental health counselors, psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists and chemical dependency professionals. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Alcohol or drug problems
  • Anger management
  • Bankruptcy and credit advice
  • Caregiver issues
  • Consumer rights
  • Coping with change/anxiety
  • Credit advice
  • Debt consolidation
  • Divorce & family matters
  • Family and parenting issues

For more information, visit Portion of the website is password-protected. Contact Liza Benson, UTB Employee Help Center Coordinator, at
956-882-7172 to provide you with this information.

Contact Information:
Liza Benson
Employee Development Center
Cortez 118
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Phone: 956-882-7172

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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