ASAP – Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Community Support Center
Bldg. 1520, Freedman Drive
Forest Glen Annex
2460 Linden Lane
The purpose of the Army Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is to:
- Help employees in identifying and resolving personal problems that may affect their job performance and well-being.
- Assist management in addressing productivity issues.
- Promote installation work/life/wellness programs.
EAP Program Brochure
Job effectiveness can be adversely affected when employees are faced with mental or emotional problems, family responsibilities, financial or legal difficulties, or dependent (child/elder) care needs. The U.S. Army Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to help employees and their families with personal problems they are facing. The EAP provides confidential, appropriate and timely problem-assessment services, as well as referral and follow-up services to health care providers when appropriate. The goal of these services it to help employees achieve a balance between their work, family, and other personal responsibilities. Participation in the EAP is voluntary and will not jeopardize one's job. The EAP is available for those seeking help with life management issues, emotional problems, behavioral health issues, substance abuse problems, and job related issues that affect job performance.
Types of Service
- Confidential screening, short-term problem solving, referral, and follow-up for eligible participants (DA civilian employees and their family members, family members of active military, and military/civilian retirees)
- Consultation with supervisors and managers related to work performance issues.
- Training for civilian employees and their supervisors. For more information on training, please visit the Installation Extranet.
Download an EAP Program Brochure.
Federal Occupational Health Live Webinars: Helping Loved Ones Age with Grace
While most of us hope to live a long time, rarely are we able to truly grasp what life will be like in our golden years. This discussion highlights common issues seniors face, such as feeling isolated and the struggle of losing independence. It also helps you prepare for and deal with caring for your loved onesâ€™ health decline and the potential need for ongoing care.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
12:00 PM CDT - 1:00 PM CDT |Register Here
The EAP is a voluntary and confidential employee benefit available to federal employees and their family members at no cost. Call any time, day or night.
24 HOURS A DAY
The Fort Detrick Employee Assistance Program invites all Department of Army Civilian personnel to attend a presentation on Time Management. This Health and Wellness Presentation will be presented by Federal Occupational Health on 3 May 2018, 11:00am - 12:00pm, at the 1520 Building Auditorium. This presentation reviews strategies for time management from planning to prioritizing; from limit-setting to delegating; and from overcoming procrastination to asking for help.
RSVP to https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=393118&k=016841087A5F by 1 May 2018. Course POC is 301-619-1751.
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