The purpose of the Army Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is to:
- Help employees with identifying and resolving personal problems that may negatively affect their job performance and well-being.
- Assist management with addressing productivity issues.
- Promote installation work/life/wellness programs.
It is recognized that job effectiveness may be negatively impacted by substance abuse issues, emotional/mental health problems, family challenges, financial or legal difficulties, dependent (child/elder) care needs, and a host of other situations. The US Army’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential, appropriate and timely problem-screening services, as well as referral and follow-up services with health care providers when appropriate. Participation in the EAP is voluntary and will not jeopardize an employee`s job. The goal of these services is to help employees achieve a balance between their work, family, and other personal responsibilities.
All new employees are promptly trained on the availability of EAP services.
All supervisors of civilian employees receive training on the signs and symptoms of substance abuse and how and when to make proper use of EAP services. Annual training to be conducted for 33% of assigned supervisors.
The purpose and availability of EAP services are actively promoted and publicized throughout the year.
Workshops on EAP services, stress management, prevention of violence in the workplace, etc., will be provided and serve to meet the annual requirement for civilian employees to receive a minimum of two hours of prevention training.
Types of Service:
- Confidential Screening, Problem-Solving Assistance, Referral, and Follow-Up for eligible participants (AF and NAF civilian employees, Family members of military personnel, Retired military/civilian personnel and their Family members).
- Consultation with Supervisor/Employee Relations/Labor organization.
- Training for civilian employees and their supervisors.
- Military One Source: 1-800-464-8107 or * www.militaryonesource.com
- Chaplains’ Helpline: 910-396-HELP (4357)
- Social Work Services: 910-907-8679
- Womack Army Medical Center Emergency Room: 910-907-6559/7568
- National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-suicide/784-2433 or * http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
- Victim Advocate Hotline: 910-322-3418 (24 hours/day)
* AR 600-85 / Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
* PAM 600-85 / PAM for ASAP Implementation
* AR 600-63 / Army Health Promotion
* Executive Order 12564 / Drug-Free Federal Workplace
* DoDD 1010-04 / Drug and Alcohol Abuse by DoD Personnel
* DoDD 1010-09 / DoD Civilian Employee Drug Testing Pgm
* 5 CFR Part 792 / Requires Services to Address ASAP Issues
* Public Law 99-570, Title VI / Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986
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