Employees at The University of New Mexico have access to free services through Counseling Assistance & Referral Services (CARS), located on campus.

All regular full-time or part-time employees, employee spouses/domestic partners, and retirees are all eligible to use services offered by CARS.

CARS provides up to eight sessions of individual/couples counseling, supervisory consultations, referrals to other resources for assistance, faculty/staff training, workshops, presentations, critical incident debriefing, and crisis intervention.

These sessions are confidential and take place in an accessible setting, strategically located on campus, where clients can freely discuss concerns that are affecting their personal lives or job performance.

CARS may be utilized during normal working hours as paid time off (certain restrictions apply, please review the policy for specific details).

For more information about CARS and their services or to schedule an appointment, please call (505) 272-6868 or visit cars.unm.edu.

CARS is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m.