Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential counseling and referral service available as a benefit to employees and their dependents. The EAP is provided as a prevention service designed to help MGHS employees with personal problems before work performance is affected.
General Hospital's Employee Assistance Program has been providing
What kinds of problems are covered?
The single largest group of problems seen by the EAP are marital and family problems, but any personal problem causing an employee stress can be referred to the EAP. This would include depression, work relationship problems, financial problems, legal issues, alcohol/drug abuse and addiction problems, parenting issues, gambling, ect.
How do you make an appointment?
Appointments are scheduled by calling 906-225-3147.
How much does it cost?
Any service received from the EAP is without charge to the employee. If additional referrals are needed - to a psychiatrist, special counselor, physician, ect., These costs are the responsibility of the client although health insurance may cover a share of the cost.
Who is eligible?
All employees and their dependents.
What are the EAP direct services?
Crisis intervention, up to eight counseling sessions, case management, and follow-up are basic EAP services.
Who will know about it?
Services are completely confidential between the EAP Counselor and the client unless the client agrees, in writing, to release information. This is a right protected by Federal Law. Exceptions such as when child abuse is involved are explained prior to the first session.
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