Mental Health Resources

Advocate/Aurora Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

There are many reasons to contact The Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The Employee Assistance Program can provide work-life services, short-term counseling, referrals, and resource identification. Services provided are kept confidential.

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a benefit for all Marquette University employees, spouses, and dependent children. The EAP is 100% Confidential.

EAP Resources

NEW - IMPACT Program through Employee Assistance Program – August 2020

Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is hosting weekly virtual educational sessions to connect and reinforce strategies useful in staying well. IMPACT sessions are confidential, voluntary, and open to everyone. Unique weekly topics are selected to help you recharge your emotional health in the areas of resilience, work/life balance and self-care. Sessions are held every Tuesday, starting August 4th (12:30 -1pm CST). See the details and registration information.

Healthy Coping webinar – July 2020

The Aurora/Advocate Employee Assistance Program conducted a webinar titled “Healthy Coping in Challenging Times.” The presentation explores how to shift from living in a reactive mode by cultivating tools and strategies to promote healthy coping. The session is available on YouTube.

Fostering a Culture of Caring presentation – June 2020

A presentation for leaders to learn about what to expect from a mental health perspective as employees are challenged with coping, readjusting and staying resilient. View the presentation online via Microsoft Stream,

A message from the Employee Assistance Program: Kindness matters more than ever right now – June 2020

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) encourages the Marquette community to remember the importance of kindness, especially during the current state of the country.

Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic – Marquette University Resources handout - March 2020

A guide for keeping perspective and tips for coping with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and a list of available University resources. 

Faculty authors on mental health

Marquette Faculty Share Mental Health Stories and Resources – May 2020
Faculty experts at Marquette University are available for tips on personal mental health care, as well as care for others during safer-at-home and social distancing orders.

Dr. Saunders: Identifying, managing stress during “safer at home” order – March 2020
In a Q&A, Saunders offers advice on how to recognize and best manage stress that can come from social distancing and remote work driven by the spread of coronavirus.

Father Duns: Keeping the faith, maintaining mindfulness amid coronavirus – March 2020
In a Q&A, Father Duns gives insight on how to keep the faith during the trying times presented by the spread of the coronavirus:

Other Resources

100 Best Blogs for Healthy Joyful Living

Athletic and Human Performance Research Center (AHPRC) – weekly workouts

Employee Resource Groups
The primary objectives of ERGs are to promote a sense of community, build personal and professional networks, enhance employee support and retention, and assist in attracting new employees to Marquette to foster a diverse and inclusive community.

Faber Center
Offers spiritual guidance and direction to faculty and staff. Visit the Marquette Faith website for prayers and other resources.

National Public Radio Life Kit podcast series
Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.

Raynor Memorial Library Consumer Health: Stress Resources

Talk to a doctor, therapist, or medical expert by phone or video.

Virgin Pulse Programs
Coaching, Journeys (self-guided courses to help you build healthy habits), Nutrition Guide, Sleep Guide, Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness, Yoga.

GO Move Challenge

The 2021 dates will be announced in December 2020.

Calling all faculty and staff! Help your team win the eighth annual Go Move Challenge by recording your minutes of movement to determine which Jesuit institution is the most active. Awards go to the university which track the most minutes, the university which averages the most number of minutes per participant, and the region with the most minutes. The challenge platform is