Fort Detrick
ASAP – Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Fort Detrick
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.

Program Overview

EAP Brochure
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

Each month the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), through Federal Occupational Health (FOH), is offering monthly health and wellness webinars. This February FOH is featuring "Enhancing Your Life with Positive Thinking". Click on the link provided for details and registration. The Employee Assistance Program administrative POC can be reached at 301-619-4657. For EAP supervisor and employee services please contact FOH at 1-800-222-0364 or


February 14, 2018 | 1:00p ET / 12:00p CT
Enhancing Your Life with Positive Thinking
We know that optimism is beneficial to life satisfaction. But did you know that being positive can also mitigate stress, decrease depression levels, improve coping skills, and even increase your lifespan? This month's webinar covers the dos and don'ts of common thought patterns, and discusses positive self-talk, shifting your mood, and practicing gratitude.

Registration Link

Helpful Articles & Resources

Stress Management

It may seem that there is nothing you can do about stress, but you have more control than you think. Managing stress is all about taking charge of your thoughts, emotions, schedule, and the way you deal with problems. Follow these links for great articles and resources about stress management.


Touch-screen technology allows the user to browse information on 17 topics, including sleep, depression, relationship issues, and post-traumatic stress. Brief self-assessments help the user measure and track their symptoms, and tools are available to assist with managing specific problems. Videos relevant to each topic provide personal stories from other service members, veterans, and military family members. see more...

Breath 2 Relax

Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool. Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body's 'fight-or-flight' (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used in tandem with clinical care directed by a healthcare worker. see more...

Managing Holiday Stress [PDF]

Living and Thriving in Anxious Times [PDF]

Coping with Stress [PDF]

Stress... At Work [PDF]
(National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

Financial Fitness

How will you spend your future? Financial fitness means taking a responsible and proactive approach to managing your money. Follow these links for great tips and resources about financial fitness.

Personal Wellness

Personal wellness includes all of the things you can do to maintain your physical and mental health. Your fitness, attitude, and outlook have a direct bearing on how well you can do your job — and on how well you can live your life!

The Army Substance Abuse Program is promoting the health and wellness of the Fort Detrick community.


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Online Resources

EAP Tool Box

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Suicide Prevention

Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)

Rehabilitation Program External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

PERMISS - Employee Wellness Program External Link: Leaving Fort Detrick Website

Comprehensive Soldier Fitness


The foundation of the DoD Mission is the people who carry it out. For us to keep achieving that mission, every DoD employee must be able to perform at peak effectiveness. That means the wellbeing of the DoD workforce really is a matter of national security.

The purpose of this site is to consolidate the resources you need to maximize your personal effectiveness - all in one easy-to-find and use location. The sections below are your portal to a wealth of information and tools. Use them in good health!

Visit the Worklife Personal Wellness website.

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