UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center Services
for Trussville City School Employees


UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center offers confidential support services for Trussville City School employees and members of their immediate household. A dedicated team of certified counselors, an extensive collection of online resources and a schedule of programs and events are all designed to help you identify, understand and resolve work-related and personal issues to help you achieve successful work/life integration. All Trussville City School employees and members of their immediate household are eligible for up to 12 free counseling sessions per year.

Explore the tabs below for information on EACC services available to Trussville City School employees.

  • Counseling Services

    The UAB Employee Assistance and Counseling Center offers individual, couples and family counseling to help Trussville City School employees and members of their immediate household resolve work-related and personal problems. Our staff includes counselors specializing in marriage and family counseling, play therapy, group counseling, alcohol and drug abuse aftercare, EMDR, critical incident stress management, aging and caregiver issues, employee assistance, career counseling, art therapy and more. For more information, visit the EACC's Counseling Services webpage.

    Trussville City Schools employees are eligible for up to 12 free counseling sessions per year. To schedule a counseling appointment, call 1-877-872-2327 or 205-934-2281.


    Other Counseling Services

    • One-At-A-Time Therapy: Enables you to develop strategies for moving forward in a single, goal-oriented therapy session. One-at-a-Time Therapy is currently available for clients seeking individual counseling.
    • Financial Counseling: An individualized financial wellness counseling session will help you gain a better understanding of your financial situation, while teaching you the best options for managing your finances and paying off debt. The EACC offers free financial counseling services to help you develop a personal financial assessment and take control of your finances.
    • Tobacco Cessation: The EACC provides four free nicotine counseling sessions per employee per calendar year. The sessions are conducted by licensed mental health professionals either in one-on-one or group counseling sessions. These tobacco cessation sessions are offered in addition to the free benefit of 12 counseling sessions available to i3 Academy employees.
    • Tele-Mental Health: The EACC offers face-to-face telemental health sessions via HIPAA-compliant video-conferencing system Zoom. EACC's staff include certified distance credentialed counselors, trained in best practices for delivering traditional counseling through technological means.
  • Life Coaching

    Life coaching is for the person who needs guidance with personal goals and just doesn’t know where to start or for the person who has had problems achieving personal goals. Your EACC life coach will assist you with plan development and provide support as a partner in your vision for self-improvement. For more information, visit uab.edu/lifecoaching.

    Trussville City School employees receive up to 12 free life coaching sessions, in addition to the 12 free counseling sessions available to Trussville City School employees. To schedule an appointment, call 1-877-872-2327 or 205-934-2281.

  • Programs & Events

    The UAB Employee Assistance and Counseling Center supports you in achieving successful work-life integration in all areas of life by offering informational classes, support groups, and psycho-educational and stress management programs. Classes are offered at no cost to Trussville City School employees and members of their immediate household.

    • Support Groups: The EACC offers several confidential support groups that give participants the opportunity to discuss shared experiences, offer and receive guidance, and benefit from community support. Visit the EACC Support Groups webpage for details.
    • Self Care Studio: A collaboration between the UAB EACC and UAB Arts in Medicine that offers employees a space to enhance creativity and focus on personal wellness. Meets via Zoom the first and third Tuesday of the month, noon-1 p.m. Check the EACC Events Calendar for upcoming sessions.
    • Mental Health First Aid: Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. Participants will learn common signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use challenges, how to interact with a person in crisis and connect them with help, and additional information on trauma, substance use and self-care. Check the EACC Events Calendar for upcoming sessions; registration closes 10 days ahead of requested session.

    For a complete schedule of upcoming events, visit the EACC Programs & Events page.



Information is confidential and shared only with your written consent, except where required by law. Only EACC staff members have access to confidential client records.