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The University of Wisconsin established the Employee Assistance Office to assist faculty and staff with maintaining and enhancing both their personal and professional lives. We offer services to promote emotional well-being, as well as respectful and productive work environments.

To schedule a confidential appointment, please contact us at:

Employee Assistance Office
Room 226, Lowell Hall
610 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703
Telephone: 608-263-2987
Toll Free: 877-260-0281
WTRS: 7-1-1

Employee Assistance hours for service are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours please contact your HMO Mental Health Provider.

Dean After Hours   (608-280-4500 or 608-252-8226)

Group Health After Hours   (608-257-9700)

Physicians Plus (Behavioral Health) 608-282-8960  (8:00 to 4:30) (After hours contact Meriter Hospital Emergency Room (608-417-6206)

Unity (Behavioral Health) 1-800-683-2300  (8:00 to 4:30) (After hours contact UW-Hospital Emergency Room (608-262-2398)

Journey Mental Health Center Emergency Phone Number  (608-280-2600)

New for Supervisors:

We are excited about our new on-line video presentation for Supervisors!  It includes an explanation of the three types of referrals to the Employee Assistance Office, frequently asked questions about our services and a test your knowledge section.  We hope you will take the time to check it out. Please allow 12-15 minutes. To view the presentation click here.

Financial Strategies When Your Income Drops :

You can view the archived presentation by clicking here


Visit our new Events page for announcements about upcoming workshops and programs that might be of interest to you.