Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Southern Oregon University, through the Public Employees' Benefit Board (PEBB) contracts with Canopy (formerly Cascade Centers, Inc.) to provide a comprehensive employee assistance program for eligible employees and their dependents. Employees receive 3 free sessions. If you are struggling with work or family issues, free confidential help is available through the EAP.

To access help, call "The Line" at 1-800-433-2320 at any time. You may also find assistance online through the PEBB's website.

Canopy Resource Materials:

PEBB- Employee Assistance Program

In addition to counseling and other resources, Canopy provides access for SOU Employees to free, personal, online training. Once registered, you will have access to various online training programs such as webinars, courses on stress management, personal growth, leadership, health, interpersonal skills, time management and many more topics.

Canopy will assist in selecting a counselor according to your specific request that can include race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or language. Please review the Your Experiences Matter informational flyer.

View the PowerPoint below for a short tutorial which guides you through a quick 3 step enrollment process, or click the link below (use "State of Oregon" as your company name).

Tutorial on Accessing EAP Online Training


Pandemic Resources

LinkedIn Learning Video- The Science of Compassion: Self Compassion When Compassion is Difficult

Tips for Compassion Fatigue

Understanding Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue and Resiliency

Transforming Compassion Fatigue into Compassion Satisfaction

EAP Compassion Fatigue Poster-Flyer

Vicarioius Trauma and Self Care Presentiation (EAP)

Trauma Resources

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Traumatic Events


If you have any additional questions about the employee assistance program, please contact Human Resource Services at 541 552-8553 or hrs@sou.edu.