Student Assistance Program (SAP)

MyGroup McLaughlin Young LogoDesigned to help college students fully benefit from their educational experience, MYgroup’s evidence-based Student Assistance Program (SAP) offers prevention, early intervention, and strategies for coping and resiliency to students with identified needs. Available 24/7/365, our qualified clinicians provide an array of confidential, short-term therapeutic services.

SAP & Work-Life Services

SAP is a college-sponsored benefit that offers
the support and resources you need to address
personal or school-related challenges and concerns.
It’s confidential and free to you and your household
family members. Help is available 24/7/365 at

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There are two ways to access your SAP and work-life services:

Assessment and Counseling

Reasons to use the SAP include:

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • School or work-related concerns
  • Alcohol and drug use/abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • or Preventative

When students and family members call the SAP, they are offered face-to-face, telephonic or virtual counseling sessions in which a thorough assessment can be conducted by a licensed, experienced clinician in their area.

SAP is short-term, solution-focused therapy and Work-Life resources.

  • 7 content divisions: Parenting, Aging, Balancing, Thriving, Living, Working, and International
  • Monthly Online Seminars and eLearning courses with certificates of completion
  • Searchable databases and resource links for child care providers, elder care and related services, adoption resources, attorneys, certified financial planners, pet sitting, private and public high schools and colleges, and volunteer opportunities
  • Over 100 streaming audio files and 100 video files covering a range of health topics
  • Savings Center: discount shopping program offering up to 25% discounts on name-brand items
  • Relocation Center: an interactive program that allows users to preview communities across the U.S.

  • Free telephonic legal advice
  • Free 30-minute appointment for legal consultation with a local attorney
  • In most cases, 25% discount on ongoing legal services
  • Legal forms available to download (such as wills, request for death certificate, etc.)
  • Online legal encyclopedia
  • Does not cover disputes or actions involving employer, SAP or business issues

  • Free financial counseling appointments
  • Issues addressed include bankruptcy, budgeting, buying a home, college savings, retirement planning
  • Educational materials and financial worksheets provided prior to appointments
  • 40 financial calculators available online
  • ID theft recovery through credit monitoring
  • Discounted credit reports