No one is immune, everyone has problems/issues. 95% of those problems/issues we can deal with on a day-to-day basis. Its the 5% of the problems that we can’t deal with that affect not only ourselves, but those individuals that we come into contact on a daily basis. An Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offered by your employer, can help you start to resolve those issues.
Call RMEAP if:
- Your relationship is threatened;
- Your child’s school performance and behaviors become a problem;
- You feel stressed at work;
- You’re burnt out;
- Depression surfaces;
- You have any issue that is interfering with your work or home life.
What can you expect?
Counseling and referral services are FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL. There are no out-of-pocket expenses or cost-sharing for these services. Your employer pays all of the costs associated with EAP services covered under your plan.
You will be able to meet face-to-face with an EAP therapist, a behavioral health professional who will help you sort through your personal, family or job-related issues. You and your therapist will determine the best course of action to deal with your specific issue. You will be refered to an EAP therapist who’s location is convenient to you.
Your therapist may refer you to a community organization or agency that specializes in the problem that you present. These organizations offer their services at no or low cost. Each of our therapists within the EAP network are knowledgeable about such resources, and may determine that a referral is necessary.
When you call RMEAP, you will talk with a specialist who will collect background information about you, (for example: your location, your employer, your address). The specialist will also ask you questions with regard to the type of therapist you would like to see. From the information received the specialist will discuss with you your options with regard to the therapist and services provided.
What happens when I meet the EAP therapist?
Your first session may last between 50-75 minutes. You will have paperwork to fill out prior to the session. During the session, you will be asked a number of questions to identify the scope and particulars of your problem/issue. Additionally, you will be asked about other stressors and circumstances that are troubling you. All of this information will assist the therapist in outlining a treatment plan that will enable you to resolve your problem/issue in a timely manner.
Should the problems/issues be related to emotional, family, relationships etc., the therapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that will to start resolving the matter.
Should the problem relate to other personal issues, the therapist may refer you to community resources that can work with you. The therapist will work on any emotional issues related to these problems.
Types of problems addressed:
Family & relationship concerns – parenting, divorce, relationships; Grieving; Domestic violence; child abuse; Addictions – gambling, smoking, alcohol, drugs, eating; Emotional – stress, anxiety, phobias, anger, depression; Sexual concerns; Phobias; Others.
Remember, the choice is yours: Whatever problem/issue is interfering with your work or personal life that cannot be resolved by yourself, seek assistance from RMEAP. It’s free, confidential, and no one will know. Rocky Mountain EAP can help restore balance to your life and that of your dependant family.