Deer Oaks Student Assistance Program (SAP)

Deer Oaks EAP ServicesFor students taking Texas A&M University courses in our distance education degree programs or at one of our off site locations, Texas A&M offers a variety of services, including counseling, through the Deer Oaks Student Assistance Program.



If you think you might benefit from the guidance of a professional counselor for any school, work, or life issue, take advantage of the free, confidential resources of your Student Assistance Program.

Your Student Assistance Program is here to help you face the challenges of balancing school with work or other responsibilities. Help is available 24/7 by calling the Helpline or through our online instant messaging portal. Our consultants will connect you with local resources for telephonic or face-to-face appointments. You may receive up to

3 sessions per separate issue per year of short-term counseling on issues including:

  • Managing stress
  • School, work or life issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Family concerns
  • Anxiety, depression
  • Grief, trauma, loss
  • Self esteem
  • Substance abuse

As with all Student Assistance Program Services, counseling sessions are completely confidential.


You can also visit the website to read thousands of helpful articles, use online training programs and complete self-assessments on stress and health.

Your Student Assistance Program provides you free, confidential access to a professional counselor anytime, any day, anywhere via phone or internet.

CALL: 866-329-4148




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