Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential professional consultation and referral services to address any personal or work concern that may be affecting your wellbeing. You can receive up to eight sessions at no cost if eligible.


EAP is available to all benefits-eligible employees on all system campuses. Your spouse and dependent children are also eligible for EAP services.


Confidential consultation is provided in areas that include:

  • Job concerns and work productivity
  • Personal, interpersonal, and work relationships
  • Conflict resolution
  • Family issues
  • Adjustment to grief/loss or change
  • Coping with stress
  • Mental health
  • Chemical health

Scheduling an Appointment

EAP services are provided by:
The Sand Creek Group, Ltd.

Sand Creek employees are in the office from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, but if you call during off hours, a professional crisis counselor can help you with an immediate issue or take a message for a Sand Creek employee to follow up with you the next day.

Counseling and consultation services are available via telephone or in-person with a professional counselor. Appointments can be scheduled with counselors at a location convenient for you across greater Minnesota, in the Twin Cities or at the Donhowe Building on the Twin Cities campus.