Live and Work Well is an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) designed to provide confidential support for challenges that employees face in their everyday lives. Services are provided through OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions of California.


Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Counseling services
    • Mental health
    • Substance abuse
    • Workplace problems or conflicts
    • Work/Life balance
    • Grief and loss
    • Coping with change
    • Eating disorders
  • Financial and legal assistance
  • Family support
    • Parenting and family issues
  • Help with relationships
  • Health and wellness support
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Assistance in choosing the best providers

EAP/Optum Brochure (PDF, 2MB)


All records, including medical information, referrals and evaluations are kept strictly confidential in accordance with federal and state laws.


The EAP is available 24 hours a day and can be accessed by phone or online. Services are available to all employees and the members of their household, including dependents living away from home. There is no charge for referrals, or for seeing a clinician within the network.

Contact Information:

To request services or register for any of the OptumHealth programs, visit: or call (800) 234-5465. The access code is: csuci1. Contact the CI benefits office if you have any questions.


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