LMU offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Health Advocate, a strictly confidential service provided at no cost to full-time faculty and staff members and their household members. Experienced, master's and doctoral level clinicians are available to assist with personal and family concerns, in addition to work-life issues such as legal and financial services, career conflicts, and child care/elder care resources. Guidance consultants are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Speak by phone with our Certified Public Accountants and Certified Financial Planners on a wide range of financial issues, including:

    • Getting out of debt                      
    • Retirement planning
    • Credit card or loan problems      
    • Estate planning
    • Tax questions                              
    • Saving for college
  • Talk to our attorneys by phone. If you require representation, we’ll refer you to a qualified attorney in your area for a free 30-minute consultation with a 25% reduction in customary legal fees thereafter. Call about:

    • Divorce and family law  
    • Real estate transactions
    • Debt and bankruptcy                   
    • Civil and criminal actions
    • Landlord /tenant issues                
    • Contracts
  • Our Work-Life specialists will do the research for you, providing qualified referrals and customized resources for:

    • Child and Elderly care                  
    • College planning
    • Moving and relocation                  
    • Pet care
    • Making major purchases               
    • Home repair 
  • Guidance Resources Online is your one stop for expert information on the issues that matter most to you... relationships, work, school, children, wellness, legal, financial, free time and more.

    • Timely articles, HelpSheetsSM, tutorials, streaming videos and self-assessments
    • “Ask the Expert” personal responses to your questions
    • Child care, elderly care, attorney and financial planner searches
  • This no-cost counseling service helps you address stress, relationship and other personal issues you and your family may face. It is staffed by Guidance Consultants—highly trained master’s and doctoral level clinicians who will listen to your concerns and quickly refer you to in-person counseling and other resources for:

    • Stress, anxiety and depression    
    • Job pressures
    • Relationship/marital conflicts      
    • Grief and loss
    • Problems with children                
    • Substance abuse