Did you know that University of Illinois System employees may have access to two Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)?
For State benefits-eligible employees, Magellan Ascend is a private, confidential resource. It provides self-guided apps, counseling, and referrals for you and your eligible dependents. Visit the Magellan Ascend website, view the flyer for more information, or see some highlights of the EAP below.
To see all services available to you, self-register on the Magellan Ascend website by following the step-by-step guide.
EAP services available at MagellanAscend.com include:
- 24/7 availability at 866-659-3848
- Counseling – Three counseling sessions at no cost to help with stress, anxiety, grief, relationship concerns, and more
- Coaching – Achieve your goals using coaches to help you stay on track
- Online programs – Use self-guided, interactive apps for depression, chronic pain, and more
- Work-Life web services – Find resources for childcare, elder care, discounts, and more
- Clickotine Smoking Cessation – Interactive app to help you quit smoking
- Legal, Financial, and ID Theft services – Access to free consultations and resources
- Member website – Get more information on all the services available
- Use the Provider Search to find care in your area
- See the latest news on topics such as building resiliency or managing finances
- Explore the LifeMart Discount Center for discounts on movie and theme park tickets, hotels, car rentals, and more
- Browse the Learning Center to find articles, webinar recordings, videos, and self-assessments on topics including anxiety, child care, depression, elder care, parenting, relationships, stress management, substance misuse, work-life balance, and more
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign EAP Services
Faculty/Staff Assistance Services (FSAS) is an embedded employee assistance program at UIUC. We provide assessment, short- term counseling and referral for our employees and members of their immediate household. Our services are free, provided by licensed professionals and most importantly, confidential, except where directed by law. Crisis appointments are available every day for those in immediate need of support.
FSAS also provides supervisory consultations regarding troubled employees and group services for workgroups that may be experiencing difficulties. Group services range from providing support after a critical incident to conflict resolution and team building that focuses on moving a troubled work group toward growth and advanced problem-solving skills.
1011 West Springfield Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
24-hour crisis line for University Employees: 217-244-7739
24-hour community mental health crisis line: 217-359-4141
Call or email University Payroll & Benefits at 217-206-7144 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about the Employee Assistance Program.