EAO Expands Services to Provide Statewide, 24/7 Support

UW–Madison’s Employee Assistance Office (EAO) provides employees and their dependent household members with free, confidential assistance with personal and work-related concerns. EAO is now partnering with LifeMatters to provide support statewide and at all hours of the day or night. LifeMatters counselors are available anytime by phone or text messaging. Appointments can be scheduled to meet in person or by video conferencing. LifeMatters also provides legal and financial resources and will locate experts to assist with adoption, child or elder care resources, travel planning, and more. All services are free, voluntary and confidential. Visit the website at mylifematters.com and sign in with the password “Bucky1.” Call 800-634-6433 to speak with a LifeMatters counselor. For details, go to hr.wisc.edu/employee-assistance-office.

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