Mental Health Support and Resources
UTEP is committed to providing faculty and staff an avenue for requisite programs and resources that facilitate and assist in managing mental health challenges that can impact both physical and mental health. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or HRLeaveAdmin@utep.edu for additional assistance.
Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Health and Wellness
|2023-2024 Living Well Resources Guide
|Deer Oaks Website
|Parenting and Family Support
|Username and Password = UTEP
|Drug-Free University Community and Workplace
|February 2024 - Employee Newsletter
|February 2024 - Supervisor Newsletter
|National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
|Title IX Resources
|Counseling and Psychological Service Resource List
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
|Mental Health Service Providers & Community Agencies
|Traditional Behavioral Health Services
|Texas Department of Family and Protective Service
|Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline
|Center Against Sexual & Family Violence
If you believe a student, staff or faculty member is in immediate danger, please contact UTEP Police at: 915-747-5611
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). It is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government.
MDLIVE Behavioral Health Counseling:
MDLIVE offers virtual visits for behavioral health counseling. Speak with a licensed counselor, therapist, or psychiatrist for support. You can choose who you want to work with for issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship problems, trauma, loss, and more.
Digital Mental Health-Learn to Live
Learn to Live (L2L) is a behavioral health digital platform available to UT SELECT and UT CONNECT members which offers condition-specific programs, each delivered in a user-paced multimedia experience.
Find Learn to Live by logging in to Blue Access for MembersSM
You may also visit Learn to Live and follow these steps to enroll:
- Enter Access Code: BETTERME
- Once you enter the access code, you will be prompted to enter your BCBSTX identification number
If you have questions, UT SELECT members can call a health advocate at 1-866-882-2034.
Traditional Behavioral Health Services
As a UT Select member you have choices of where to go for behavior health care. Click here to Know your Network.
You may also contact the Health Advocate team 1-866-882-2034 for resources, a list of providers and additional information.
Emotional Wellness | Mindfulness Apps and Resources | Guided Meditations | Additional Resources:
Taking care of yourself including getting enough rest, healthy eating, and staying emotionally healthy is important all the time but especially during times of great change and stress.
Reduce Stress Through Deep Breathing
Reduce Stress Through Guided Imagery
Reduce Stress Through Progressive Muscle Relaxation