If you’re a Duke faculty or staff member facing an acute or chronic emotional challenge please check out the resources available through the Personal Assistance Service: https://pas.duke.edu/. Some materials from that website are pasted below:
Personal Assistance Service (PAS) is the faculty/employee assistance program of Duke University and Health System. Our staff of licensed professionals offers assessment, short-term counseling, and referrals to help resolve a range of personal, work, and family problems. PAS services are available at no charge to benefit-eligible Duke faculty, staff, and their family members.
Personal Assistance Service is here and continuing to provide support during this challenging time. Telephonic and video sessions are easy to access through a smart, phone, table or laptop with video and microphone capability. To obtain an appointment, contact the PAS office at 919-416-1727. For more information or FAQ’s about video counseling, Click here to learn how to access video appointments.
Other resources through the PAS site include:
Duke University & Duke Hospital and Duke Regional Employees
To schedule an appointment to meet with a PAS counselor contact the PAS office at 919-416-1PAS (919-416-1727), Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Main Street location: 2200 West Main Street, Erwin Square Tower, on the 4th floor in Suite 400A. Free parking is available around the building. Transportation is also available on the H5 Duke shuttle from Duke North, Duke South, Hock Plaza, and Erwin Mill.
Duke Regional Office location: 308 Crutchfield Street, across the street from Duke Regional Hospital. Free parking is available.
Duke Raleigh and Wake County-Based Employees
Services are provided through Business Health Services (BHS) at 800-327-2251.
Can PAS Help?
Some people have difficulty in contacting a counseling resource or deciding whether it may be beneficial. PAS counselors often talk with people experiencing a range of personal, family, or work-related problems, including:
- marital and relationship difficulties
- family issues
- emotional distress
- alcohol and drug concerns
- career issues, work conflicts, and stress
- financial or legal situations