The UT Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to provide free, CONFIDENTIAL assistance to help employees and their families resolve problems that influence their personal lives or job performance. Spouses and dependent children of employees also qualify for EAP benefits.

The program is available to all benefits-eligible UT employees and their immediate families, regardless of whether you participate in the State’s Group Health Insurance Program. The state EAP provides free short-term counseling, financial counseling, and brief legal advice for regular employees scheduled to work at least 75% (30 hours per week) time. Seminars are also available throughout the state.

Access State EAP Services

The State of Tennessee EAP contact is Optum 1-855-Here4TN (1-855-437-3486) or

The EAP provides anonymous, free confidential personal self-assessments of the following:

  • alcohol use
  • anger management
  • anxiety disorder
  • depression
  • eating disorders

Self-tests are also available to assess the following issues:

  • career motivation
  • conflict management
  • emotional intelligence
  • goal setting
  • nutrition knowledge
  • self-esteem
  • stress (SRR scale)

Online service is available through You may enter as a registered or unregistered user.  Results are given immediately after completion of the screening test. Remember, if you score as a potential problem, you may contact the EAP for personal counseling sessions.