Behavioral Health Benefits

The University of Miami offers two main resources for the mental health and well-being of its faculty and staff:

  • Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
  • Carisk Behavioral Health (formerly Concordia)  

All care is provided with the fullest degree of confidentiality.

Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

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  • About FSAP

    Your free, confidential resource, available during regular business hours.

    The health professionals at FSAP can help you, your spouse or domestic partner, and dependents cope with family problems, child and elder care issues, work stress, interpersonal difficulties, substance abuse/dependency, aging parents, and more.

    The FSAP also offers personalized workplace and lunchtime seminars on a variety of health-related topics ranging from building resilience, stress or energy management, and work/life balance to coping with change, relaxation training and general health and wellness. Click here for a list of upcoming seminars.

    For more information, please call 305-284-6604 or visit

  • FSAP Webcasts

    Click here to view the schedule of upcoming FSAP webcasts, as well as register for sessions.

  • FSAP Resources

    Click here to view resources on a variety of topics from health and wellness to childcare and parenting, as well as helplines/hotlines.

Carisk Behavioral Health

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  • About Carisk

    Mental health coverage is provided by Carisk Behavioral Health (formerly Concordia). Carisk is a managed behavioral health organization that provides mental health and substance abuse outpatient, inpatient and partial hospitalization care and services for University of Miami faculty, staff and dependents enrolled in an Aetna health care plan.

    Carisk can help with:

    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Panic
    • Stress
    • Family-related problems
    • Eating disorders
    • Childhood behavioral disorders
    • Alcohol problems
    • Drug problems
    • Schizophrenia
    • Compulsive Disorders


    Maximum benefit based on medical necessity. For additional information, please contact Carisk at 1-800-294-8642. Please click here for a list of copayments.

    Out-of-network benefits are available for faculty and staff enrolled in the POSII HRA plan. For Select 1 and Select 2 participants who reside outside of the Carisk network area, in-network coverage can be arranged by contacting Carisk.

  • Carisk Webcasts

    Click here to view information on upcoming Carisk sponsored webcasts, as part of our Monthly Educational Webinar Series. You can also view past webcasts and download related materials.