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Mental Health During World Events

Mental Health Support During World Events

Oct. 12, 2023
We at EAP know that many circumstances in our lives, including world events, may trigger the need for mental health support. Please know that the EAP’s counselors can support you during this time. To make a free and confidential appointment with a licensed counselor, please call 512-471-3366 or email eap@austin.utexas.edu

Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Children Following the Gun Violence in Buffalo and Uvalde

May 26, 2022
These last few weeks in the United States have rocked many of our worlds as gun violence has killed innocent people in subway cars, a grocery store, a church and most recently in an elementary school close to us here in Texas. It is devastating that the gun violence has disproportionately targeted Black and Brown communities, and was perpetrated in the common, everyday places where we all go, where we travel, where we gather and nourish ourselves, and where we send our children to learn and grow.
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Transgender Day of Visibility: Highlighting Visibility, Awareness, and Support

March 31, 2022
March 31st is the annual Transgender Day of Visibility.

Acknowledging and Validating the Impact of Antisemitism

Nov. 22, 2021
One in four Jewish Americans reported experiencing antisemitism in the past year, according to a recent report by the American Jewish Committee, and Austin has been the site of at least two acts of violence and public antisemitic speech in recent weeks.