Skip to main content

Mental Health

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The University's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider, Deer Oaks EAP Services , offers you and your dependents three free counseling sessions per issue per year. Counseling and a variety of other employee support services are available to all UH benefits-eligible employees and their dependents. EAP services are confidential and offered at no cost, both virtually and in-person in several locations throughout the Houston area.

BCBSTX HealthSelect Mental Health Resources

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, the University’s health insurance provider, offers benefits-eligible employees and their covered dependents robust mental health care benefits including no-cost Mental health Virtual Visits through  Doctor On Demand ® and  MDLIVE ® Coverage includes care for various concerns, such as alcohol and drug use issues, anger management, anxiety, depression, stress, suicidal thinking and more.

CAPS: Let’s Talk Program

The University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): “Let’s Talk” program provides daily, easy access to informal confidential consultations with CAPS therapists. Consultations are free of charge, with no appointment or paperwork needed. “Let’s Talk” is offered multiple times per week.

A.D. Bruce Religion Center

A.D. Bruce Religion Center  offers spiritual support and programs focused on well-being, including spiritual meditation and morning yoga.