3.04 Employee Assistance and Wellness

Origination date: 10/1/93
Revised: 1/1/2000
Applicability: Academic Professionals, Administrators, Classified Staff, Faculty, Service Professionals

Purpose

The purpose of the Employee Assistance and Wellness Office is to provide the employee community with opportunities to promote and enhance individual and office/organizational well being.

A wide variety of services are offered to all benefit-eligible employees and their immediate family members covered under any medical insurance plan. All services are confidential. These are offered to individuals, groups, or departments and most are free of charge. Services are tailored to the specific needs of those requesting assistance.

Services available include:

  • counseling
  • biofeedback
  • crisis intervention during the workday
  • information and referral
  • conflict management
  • supervisor and employee consultation
  • education, training and development

For more information, contact the Employee Assistance and Wellness Office at 523-1552 or on the web at www.nau.edu/eaw.

Biodyne Employee Assistance Program

An employee and his/her family members who are enrolled in the NAU Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plan have an additional employee assistance program available for their use at low cost. This comprehensive mental health program offers individual and family counseling to NAU Blue Cross Blue Shield members. Contact Employee Assistance and Wellness for details.