Family Matters

Family mattersWhen home and family life is balanced and going well, life is good – but when there are problems at home, it is almost impossible not to have those issues take a toll at work, too. A sick child, an elderly parent, a troubled teen or a household budget problem — any of these issues can preoccupy our thoughts and make life difficult. Without help, family problems can sometimes spiral into a vicious circle – family problems take a toll on work performance, and the ensuing job problems can add to stress and fear of job loss.

Our EAP offers a variety of helpful resources for families. First and foremost – all our confidential services are available 24/7 — not just for the employee, but for all household family members, too. Services are available with trained counselors by phone, as well as through an extensive network of specialized counselors and professionals. have those issues take a toll at work too. A sick child, an elderly parent, a troubled teen or a household budget problem — any of these issues can preoccupy our thoughts and make life difficult. Without help, family problems can sometimes spiral into a vicious circle – family problems take a toll on work performance, and the ensuing job problems can add to stress and fear of job loss.

The following are just a few of the family issues that we can help with:

  • Parental Resources, with self-help tools on children and child-rearing from prenatal care through adolescence
  • Interpersonal relationships – marriage, divorce, sexuality, blended families
  • Adoption
  • Child and Elder Care Locators
  • Caregiver Resources
  • Career & Education Planning Resources, with help in locating financial aid
  • Budgeting, debt management, and Tools for Tough Times
  • Domestic violence and abuse issues
  • Stress and anger management
  • Family and relationship counseling
  • Family matters related to military deployment and homecoming
  • Help for substance abuse
  • Nutrition planning, diet and weight loss help
  • Pet issues – pets are family, too!
  • Personal assistants for help finding local resources for solving practical problems