EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) OVERVIEW
- DLC’s compassionate and knowledgeable counselors can help:
- By working with you to understand and clarify your needs.
- By referring you to qualified professionals and helpful resources.
- By following up to see if you have received the help you needed.
- Do I have a choice in the EAP referral?
- Of course. The choice always rests with you.
- In many cases, DLC’s counselors will offer you more than one referral option and several resources to address your special issues.
- Relationships (marriage, family, friend, co-worker)
- Addictions (alcohol, drugs, food, gambling)
- Depression and anxiety
- Stressors (legal, financial, health)
- Lifestyle issues
- Grief and loss
- Transition to retirement
- Elder care
- When family, friends or coworkers tell you you are not acting like yourself
- When you want to talk to a coworker, spouse or friend about a problem, but are not sure how
- When you know there is a problem, but do not know what to do about it
- When you find yourself constantly worrying about a problem
- When a problem causes you to be ill frequently and/or feel exhausted
How much does the EAP cost?
EAP services are free to you and your immediate family. The EAP is part of your employee benefit package provided by your company. If a referral is made to a service that requires you or your insurance carrier to pay a fee, you will be informed of the cost involved.
How do I get in touch with DLC-EAP?
It’s easy. Just call our confidential help line (239) 304-3519 and ask for a DLC-EAP representative.
Why should I call my EAP?
- To get help with personal challenges that are negatively impacting your relationships with family and/or friends
- To get help with professional challenges that are causing poor work performance and/or absenteeism
- If your supervisor at work has recommended you seek help from EAP
Is EAP confidential?
- Absolutely. Your supervisor, employer or family member will not know that you have sought assistance from EAP. The professional services you receive through EAP are strictly confidential. Information about your contact with EAP will be released only with your consent.
Could contacting EAP negatively affect my job and future promotions?
- Never. The purpose of an EAP is to help you overcome challenges that may be interfering with your ability to perform your job. The goal is to eliminate problems that are affecting your job performance and future growth.
Your employer wants you to succeed!