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Employment and Human Resources

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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What:  An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) called GuidanceResources® 

Who: All benefit eligible employees, as well as 

         - Anyone in their household

         - Their dependents away at college 

When: Now! 

How: Call: (800) 272-7255

         TTY: (800) 697-0353

         App: GuidanceNow 

                *Please note: This will Require Web ID COM589 to set up an account; and type                           Unive when asked the name of our institution (USM should pop up for you to                             select) 

The GuidanceResources® program includes: 

Confidential Emotional Support

Highly trained clinicians will listen to your concerns and help you or your family members with any issues, including:

  • Anxiety, depression, stress
  • Grief, loss and life adjustments
  • Relationship/marital conflicts

Work-Life Solutions

Specialists provide qualified referrals and resources for just about anything on your to-do list, such as:

  • Finding child & elder care
  • Hiring movers or home repair contractors
  • Planning events, locating pet care

Mental Health Counseling

All participants receive free access to counseling for stress, depression, family and other issues.  These sessions can be telephonic, online or in-person with a local counselor.  That’s 3 free sessions per person, per issue, per year. 

Legal Guidance

Talk to an attorney for practical assistance with your most pressing legal issues, including:

  • Divorce, adoption, family law, wills, trusts & more

Need representation?  Get a free 30-min consultation and a 25% reduction in fees.

Online Support

GuidanceResources® Online is your 24/7 link to vital information, tools & support.  Log on for:

  • Articles, podcasts, videos, slideshows
  • On-demand training
  • “Ask the Expert”- personal responses to your questions

Financial Resources

Financial experts can assist with a wide range of issues, such as:

  • Retirement planning, taxes
  • Relocation, mortgages, insurance
  • Budgeting, debt, bankruptcy

Not sure if GuidanceResources® can help- call them and ask!

Contact Us

Employment and Human Resources
301 McLemore Hall (MCL)
118 College Dr. #5111
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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