Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP)

Services We Provide

Some concerns are hard to leave at home.
Some concerns are hard to leave at work.

ASAP offers:


Free individual counseling and referral assistance in areas including:

  • Anxiety and Stress Management
  • Marriage and Relationship Issues
  • Alcohol and/or Other Drug Misuse
  • Depression
  • Eldercare
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Work Related Problems
  • Personal Problems
  • Difficult Work Relationships
  • Anger in the Workplace
  • Violence & Trauma in the Workplace
  • Substance Abuse in the Workplace
  • Coping with Change and Loss




Consultation with Supervisors and managers:

  • Brief consultations on employee problems
  • Crisis Management
  • Debriefings
  • Concerns about an Employee's Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse and Anger Management
  • Stress Management
  • Troubled Employees
  • Violence & Trauma in the workplace
  • Substance abuse in the Workplace
  • Coping with Change and Loss


Threat Assessment & Management 

Supervisors and managers assistance:

  • Violence Prevention
  • Threat Assessment
  • Appropriate Response Procedures


Behavioral Health & Wellness Services

Departmental training to promote workplace well-being:
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  • Crisis Intervention
  • Post Incident Debriefings
  • Mindful Communication at Work and Home
  • Creating Healthy Work Places




Staff & Faculty

All UCSB staff and faculty are eligible for ASAP services. 

Family Members

an eligible family member is defined as a spouse/partner and children over 18 who are currently enrolled as a dependent on the UCSB health insurance of a current employee (academic personnel, faculty, or staff member). NOTE: Exceptions to this eligibility for ASAP services may be made on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the ASAP Manager or HR Manager.