The University has several clinics that provide mental health services for employees and the community:

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Uprise Health

A full-service behavioral health care organization with a nationwide network of licensed and credentialed providers in 38 specialties. Eligible employees and dependents residing in Tuscaloosa, outside of Tuscaloosa and even out-of-state will have expanded access to highly-qualified EAP counselors. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers confidential assessment and short-term, professional counseling services. Eligible employees and dependents may receive up to five (5) free face-to-face sessions per episode per year to address pressures associated with marital and family issues, grief and loss, interpersonal relationship difficulties, and more. Uprise Health also provides unlimited access to scheduled, telephonic counseling, or coaching sessions. To access articles, tips, self-assessment, and skill-building tools, go to and register your account by clicking Member Login, then Register using UofA as your company name. To locate an EAP Provider in your area, find out more information about how the EAP may help you, or to schedule an appointment, contact Uprise Health at (800) 925-5327.

UMC Faculty Staff Wellness Clinic

Providing counseling, grief and bereavement services, and stress management counseling.

Betty Shirley Clinic- Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at University Medical Center

Those with mental health needs are cared for at The Betty Shirley Clinic by psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. Our providers work with patients to provide them with a biopsychosocial understanding of their conditions. (205)348-1265

Capstone Family Therapy Clinic

The University of Alabama′s Capstone Family Therapy Clinic provides our community with help in resolving personal problems. We work with individuals, couples, and families in clarifying issues, exploring options, and finding solutions to your problems.

The University of Alabama Psychology Clinic

The Psychology Clinic is a non-profit, multi-service center supported by the Department of Psychology and The University of Alabama. Confidential and individualized services with sensitivity to issues of diversity are provided for people of all ages, from preschool through late adulthood. The clinic is dedicated to providing high quality and affordable psychological services to the University community, Tuscaloosa residents, and people from surrounding counties.

Faculty-Staff Clinic at University Medical Center

The University also has a Faculty-Staff Clinic open Monday-Friday 7:30-4:30 at the University Medical Center that can provide mental health referrals. (205)348-4696

Additional Providers

Additional providers can be found by searching the Psychology Today website, which includes an option to search based on insurance coverage.