Counseling and Wellness

The Employee Assistance and Employee Wellness team’s focus is to support the health and well-being of the ASU workforce. We offer programs and services for employees, managers, leaders and groups to educate, inform, assess, support, screen, refer and provide brief interventions on a wide range of behavioral health topics that can impact both individuals and teams. All services are confidential.

In life-threatening emergencies, call 911.

Maricopa County Behavior Health Crisis Line: 602-222-9444

Community resources

211 AZ  connects people with services and resources in their local communities who are in need of assistance as a result of lost wages because of event cancellations, business closures and COVID-19 quarantines. Call 211 within Arizona or 877-211-8661 from anywhere.

Arizona Food Bank Network is a network of food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other emergency food services.

Area Agency on Aging offers programs and services for family caregivers,  adults age 60 and older, adults with HIV and AIDS and individuals with disabilities and long-term care needs. A 24-hour senior helpline is available at 602-264-4357 or  888-264-2258. For the hard of hearing and deaf, TEXT, 520-775-1899.

Arizona Department of Economic Security offers employment and family assistance.

Caregiver Action Network provides education, peer support and resources to family caregivers free of charge. Call the caregiver help desk at 855-227-3640.

Community Action Agencies offer a list of contacts by county for utility and mortgage assistance, eviction or foreclosure prevention assistance, rental deposits and emergency shelter.

Lost Our Home offers 60 and 90-day boarding for pets that have an owner who has lost housing and would like to take them back when housing is secured. 

COVID-19 coping resources 

Mental well-being resources

ASU Center: Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience provides virtual meditation practices from noon to 1 p.m., Arizona time. Sign up in Career Edge.

Calm app: Free resource page with meditations, stories and music to support your mental and emotional wellness. 

Headspace - Weathering the Storm offers meditations, sleep, and movement exercises.

Sanvello is an evidence-based mobile care solution created by clinical experts that allows you to access on-demand help for stress, anxiety, and depression. Premium services are currently being offered for free during the COVID-19 crisis. 

7 Cups connects you to caring listeners for free emotional support.

Progressive Muscle Relaxation on YouTube is a five-minute guided experience of muscle relaxation.



General Information

General Information

University Towers
525 S. Forest Ave., Ste. 101
Tempe, AZ 85281
Southeast corner of Fifth Street and Forest Avenue