Employee Assistance Program
What is an Employee Assistance Program?An Employee Assistance Program is a work-based program designed to assist employees in resolving personal problems. We all have times when we need a little help managing our personal lives. The EAP offers support, guidance and resources to help you and your family find the right balance between work and home life.
What Can The EAP Do For Me?Experienced Master’s-degreed clinicians can confidentially consult with you over the telephone and direct you to the solutions and resources you need. You may also receive referrals to support groups, community resources, a network counselor or your health plan. These services are available for covered employees, their dependents, including children to age 26, and all household members.
The MISD EAP services can help with:• Child care and elder care• Alcohol and drug abuse• Life improvement• Difficulties in relationships• Stress and anxiety with work or family• Depression• Goal-setting• Emotional well-being• Financial and legal concerns• Grief and loss• Identity theft and fraud resolution• Online will preparation
When is the EAP available?
Over-the-phone consultation and online access to EAP services are always available. Simply call the toll-free number or log on to www.eapbda.com. In emergency situations, you may call the toll-free number to speak with a Master’s-degreed clinician who can also connect you to emergency services. The EAP program also includes up to three face-to-face assessment and consultative sessions per issue. A clinician will work with you to schedule appointments according to your needs.
How much does it cost?The EAP and WorkLife services are provided to you as an employer-sponsored benefit, there is no cost to you. If you accept a referral to services that are not a part of your EAP program, you may be responsible for the costs associated with those services.Email questions or comments