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Employee Assistance Program

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (HSC) Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider is Deer Oaks EAP Services.

  • Services are available for all employees and dependents of the Health Science Center.
  • The EAP benefit covers 5 confidential short-term counseling visits and is provided at no cost to employees and their families. 
  • The Health Science Center has pre-paid for this benefit for all employees and their dependents.
  • For information or a referral to a provider located nearest you, please call EAP toll-free at 1-888-993-7650, available 24/7/365.

Experienced clinicians at convenient locations

Deer Oaks EAP has clinicians at numerous convenient locations who are well versed in helping clients of all ages, from young children to senior adults. The EAP can assist with many different types of problems, including:

  • stress, depression and anxiety
  • workplace difficulties
  • marital problems, as well as family or parenting conflicts
  • illness and grief issues
  • substance abuse and unhealthy lifestyles

Tools and referrals

The EAP can also provide additional assistance with, and tools and referrals for:

  • Childcare and eldercare resources with referrals
  • Financial and legal issues
  • Interactive online simple will
  • ID recovery monitoring
  • Child and parenting support services
  • Retiree assistance
  • College resources/checklist
  • Moving resources/checklist

Convenience and coordination

Deer Oaks EAP is available when you need it—24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Deer Oaks will also coordinate with the University’s Healthcare Plan for cases that require treatment under your medical benefit. If you are currently using the services of our previous provider, ComPysch, you can continue with the current provider for the authorized number of sessions.  Please contact Deer Oaks for specific provider information and ongoing sessions after current authorization through August 31, 2013 is exhausted.

For your reference

Contact information

Deer Oaks Fact Sheet

Work-Life Services

Employee Newsletter | Financial Fitness: How to Live Lean

Supervisor Newsletter | Supervisor Webinar Series | Supervisor Excellence Program

Contact the EAP

The HSC is committed to the health and well-being of its employees and their family members and encourages the utilization of this important benefit. Online tools are available at

Login & password: tamuhsc

Deer Oaks will be offering employees EAP/Work-Life orientations.  A schedule will be released along with program brochures and wallet cards. 

Last edited by: kauder 09/15/2015

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