MSU EAP services are available for all benefits eligible children of faculty and staff

The children of MSU employees are eligible for EAP services while they are eligible for benefits. 

Ages 0 - 10

  • Parenting Consultation on child development, parenting, socialization, and other child focused issues
  • Helping parents get connected with helpful/appropriate mental health and family resources in our local community

Ages 11 - 13

  • Schedule initial appointment with parents to help evaluate how best to proceed with counseling services.
  • Short-term counseling (1-6 sessions), if determined appropriate by counselor, or providing recommendations for parents.
  • Helping children identify their own strengths, gifts, and coping resources
  • Assisting children with loss, trauma, transitions, worries, anger, sadness, fear, or behavioral issues
  • Helping parents get connected with helpful/appropriate mental health and family resources in our local community

  • Parenting support and education

Ages 14 - 18

  • Short term counseling (1 - 6 sessions)
  • Assisting teenagers with stress and other emotions and finding positive solution to the challenges they are currently experiencing
  • Helping parents get connected with helpful/appropriate mental health and family resources in our local community

  • Parenting support and education

Ages 18 - 26

  • Short term counseling (1 - 6 sessions) for young adults still enrolled on their parents' insurance policy
  • Assisting young adults to move through daily living challenges and critical events in their lives

  • Assisting young adults with transition to independent living, exploring healthy relationships, considering alcohol and other drug use
  • Helping young adults and parents get connected with helpful/appropriate mental health and family resources in our local community

  • Parenting support and education

NOTE: The short term counseling provided by the MSU EAP consists of 1 to 6 counseling sessions, with possible referral for on-going counseling if needed.

To set up an appointment for your child, contact us at 517-355-4506 or eap@msu.edu.  Adult children will need to contact the EAP directly in order to schedule an appointment.