If your work-life balance is out of whack,
finances are rocky, relationships have hit a snag, or you need some legal
advice, an employee assistance program might help you get through. The
program is designed to help you and your family out with stressful life events,
so you can keep doing what you do.
Check if your company offers an employee assistance program.
The resources support a healthy life balance. They can help with things like
clearing up an identity theft issue, shopping for a car, finding childcare, and
finding home improvement contractors—all those annoying things we would rather
not tackle alone.
A valuable benefit is the link to
mental health therapists. Give the service a call and you will receive a list
of therapists in your area who are accepting new patients. Often the first
couple of visits are covered in full—check your company’s specific plan for
All inquiries are confidential and are offered as part of
your benefits at no additional cost to you.
Work can be a major cause of stress. The program provides
resources for making tweaks to balance your work and personal lives. You don’t
have to wait for anything major to make an appointment. The therapists can help
you navigate stress, anxiety, depression, job pressure, grief, relationship
conflicts, chemical dependency, and other life moments.
Addressing concerns can help you thrive at work and in your