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USG Employee Assistance Program - ESPYR!

The University System of Georgia has partnered with Espyr to provide employees and their family members with a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) effective July 1, 2017! Services are free and confidential. Established in 1989 and headquartered in Georgia, Espyr is a leading, national provider of services that help people and organizations achieve their full potential. In addition to work-life balance and counseling services to enhance employee and family well-being, the EAP also provides programs that support leaders and the organization.

EAP Program Offerings:

Counseling & Well-being

  • Up to 4 sessions, per counseling issue
  • Video & Telephonic Counseling
  • 24/7 365 Toll-free access to licensed clinical caring professionals

Work/Life Balance

  • Financial Consultation
  • Legal Consultation
  • Child Care
  • Elder Care
  • Special Needs
  • Daily Living and Concierge
  • Academic
  • Adoption

Management & HR Consultation

  • Unlimited consultation to supervisors and managers
  • Unlimited consultation for organizational issues
  • Crisis Management/Workplace Emergencies
  • Unlimited Onsite critical incident stress debriefings

Training & Education

  • An Internet-based employee orientation, supervisory training and drug-free workplace trainings
  • Monthly live webinars
  • Workplace Seminars (stress management, team building, coping with change, working with difficult people, balancing work and personal life)

For More Information:

USG EAP Website:

Dedicated Line for the USG EAP: 1-888-960-3305; Available 24/7; 365 days

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