Employee Assistance Program

The employee assistance program (EAP) is designed to provide professional assistance to state faculty, staff and their families (dependents and permanent household members) in assessing and resolving personal problems that may be affecting well-being or job performance.

LifeMatters (by Empathia)

  • 24/7 telephone assessment/counseling (800-367-7474)
  • Access to mylifematters.com (enter password: csuchico)
  • 3 free in-person counseling sessions with a local counselor
  • Work/life resources and referrals
  • Financial consultation with a certified financial counselor
  • Legal consultation with an attorney
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Access to Spanish-speaking counselors
  • And more…

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Introducing the new mylifematters.com

Visit the new mylifematters.com for faster, easier access to LiveMatters services.  More...


November 2015 Webinars

For Employees

  • Positive Guidance and Your Child's Self Esteem (LIVE) 11/12/2015 Thursday 10:00-11:00AM
  • Empathy at Work: Skills to Understanding Others (PRE-RECORDED)

For Managers

  • Building Tomorrow's Leaders


Manage Holiday Stress

12/07/2015 (Monday) 12:00-1:00PM More...