Caring for the Whole Self

As an Auburn University employee or dependent, we want to help you take care of your whole self so you can thrive. That is why we have dedicated resources to sustaining and enhancing your physical, psychological and emotional health.

If you have questions about any of our benefits, email

Employee Assistance Program

Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is administered through Uprise Health (formerly American Behavioral). An EAP is a confidential assessment, counseling and referral service for all full-time, benefit-eligible employees and their eligible dependents who need help with issues in life to include:

  • Marital and family issues
  • Alcohol and other drug dependency
  • Stress-related issues
  • Financial/legal referrals
  • Emotional problems 

For more information

Call Uprise at 800-925-5327 or visit the Uprise website. (Company Code: AUBURN)

Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Mental health coverage and substance abuse treatment are available to employees, dependents and retirees covered under the Auburn Medical Plan.

Uprise Health assists employees and families by identifying and working through conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention. While our EAP addresses everyday living problems, mental health benefits address clinical issues such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse
  • Childhood trauma
  • Substance abuse
  • Other serious conditions

Mental Health Wellness Resources

Auburn University along with Uprise offer a variety of resources to employees and dependents. These include short videos, longer webinars and articles on a variety of topics to help employees and their dependents of all ages.

Resources will continue to be added to this page as they become available. 

Last updated: 05/24/2022