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Areas of Assistance
HOW DOES THE PROGRAM WORK? The primary objective of the EAP is to assist employees who need help in resolving their personal problems as soon as possible. When you contact the program, a specialist will assess your problem, advise you of the available alternatives for solving the problem and then help you find the best solutions. Your EAP can help you to gain some perspective, and perhaps guide you to professional counseling. Your special needs (language, culture, geographic location) will be considered.
WHEN IS A PROBLEM SERIOUS ENOUGH TO REQUIRE PROFESSIONAL HELP? When a personal or medical problem has persisted in spite of your own efforts to correct it, you may need outside help. It’s always better to work on problems before they get out of hand. Some of the areas in which the Employee Assistance Program can provide assistance include: