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Human Resources

Human Resources

Employee Assistance Program



FGCU’s employee assistance program (EAP) is provided by Synergy Employee Assistance Program Solutions. It is an FGCU-sponsored service that assists in assisting eligible employees (Faculty, A&P, and SP) in resolving both work-related and personal problems that may be adversely affecting an employee’s performance. Some examples include:

  • stress

  • depression/anxiety

  • conflicts with coworkers

  • marital and/or family/parenting/elder care issues

  • financial issues

  • emotional issues

  • handling work/life balance

  • time management

  • substance/alcohol abuse

  • mental health disorders

This benefit is confidential and there is no cost to eligible employees or their family members. The Synergy website has additional resources and links available for both employees and supervisors.

Contact Synergy 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year:

(800) 226-7930    OR      (239) 278-7435

3949 Evans Ave., Suite 202, Fort Myers FL 33901


Synergy can also assist with helping employees cope with critical incidents such as workplace violence, trauma, and other emergency response situations.  For additional information you may also contact the Department of Human Resources in confidence at (239) 590-1400.