Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Counseling Services for NMSU Employees

The NMSU Employee Assistance Program is the principle provider of confidential counseling for faculty and staff experiencing personal and work related issues affecting their job performance. Faculty and staff experiencing issues with alcohol and or drug abuse are encouraged to contact NMSU EAP. Faculty and staff’s spouse or significant other are also eligible for services. There is no cost for counseling.

NMSU EAP also provides consultation for department heads and supervisors concerning identification and intervention of faculty and staff experiencing personal/work issues affecting their job performance.

For appointments contact: 646-6603

Visit the NMSU EAP Web Site

Alternative Assistance



  The state of New Mexico Risk Management Division, who owns and administers the medical, prescription and dental plans that NMSU participates in, is offering a service to all employees. Well-Being Solutions, the new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for the State of New Mexico is providing services to eligible employees and their family members.

The state of New Mexico EAP services provide up to five free, confidential counseling sessions per occurrence. Family members living in the same household with the employee and eligible dependents may also utilize the EAP services, free of charge. Participants will have access 24/7/365 via telephone. There are many services available and we encourage our employees to explore the website to become familiar with all that is there when it is needed most.

To schedule your 5 FREE Sessions contact your Well-Being Solutions Program at: Toll Free: 833.515.0771 www.guidanceresources.com


When registering, the system will prompt you to create a username and password.


Well-Being Solutions Dedicated Website with Guidance Resources (CLICK HERE)

A Guide to using GuidanceResources Online

GuidanceResources Mobile Access

About your new EAP Benefits

Well-Being Solutions EAP Enrollment form

Well-Being Solutions FAQs

Well-Being Solutions Wallet Card

ComPsych Presentation


Employee Assistance Program Free Webinars

Your Well-Being Solutions Employee Assistance Program provided by ComPsych® offers Live interactive workshops that provide valuable learning for the New Mexico State University employees.

Topics are designed and written by an internal staff of psychologists and adult learning experts. These 45-60 minute programs are informative and engaging.

In case you missed a Live training workshop session, please access the library of recordings here.

You can select the Topic Title and will then be asked to enter your First Name, Last Name and Email then you must select “Register” to view the recording.

Upcoming webinars:  check back soon. 

7-minute on-demand training:  Talking To Kids About Violent Events With Widespread Media Coverage 

*Dinner and a Webinar recipes:

Live drop-in meditation breaks every Thursday

With all the stressors we face today, creating peace and centering is a great tool to help us get through it all, and just 20 minutes can make a huge difference. Available to any state of New Mexico/local public body employee, Presbyterian Health Plan is offering the opportunity of a weekly live 20-minute meditation. Each mindful meditation session will be led by Michelle DuVal, director of The Mindful Center, and held Thursdays. These sessions are designed to relieve stress, calm anxiety, help us relax and most importantly help us feel good.

This is available to employees with medical benefits, but registration is required in order to receive the link to join. Once registered, employees can access the weekly 20-minute drop-in meditation any Thursday they are available from noon to 12:20 p.m.

Register here

This is a summary description of benefits available to eligible New Mexico State University employees. This information does not set a contractual commitment of benefits.NMSU reserves the right to interpret, change, modify, amend, or rescind these guidelines in whole or in part at any time without the consent of employees. If you have questions concerning benefits, please contact the Benefit Services department.

Contact Benefit Services: Benefits is a division of HR Services located at Hadley Hall, Room 17 | MSC 3HRS Ph: 575.646.8000 | Email: benefits@nmsu.edu