The Ohio State Employee Assistance Program
The Ohio State Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is an important component of Your Plan for Health. For benefits-eligible faculty, staff and their eligible family and household members, EAP provides tools and resources to help address mental health and emotional well-being.
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How does the EAP work?
The OSU Health Plan EAP provides up to five complimentary counseling sessions, consultation, crisis response and training by licensed, experienced mental health professionals. Counseling experiences are kept strictly confidential, as required by law.
How do I access the Employee Assistance Program?
You can schedule an appointment for in person, video or phone counseling by contacting one of our live counselors, available 24/7 at 800-678-6265. Counselors are available through the OSU Health Plan and through our partner, IMPACT Solutions.
For non-urgent inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org. For online service requests for counseling or daily living services, click here, enter “buckeyes” as username and click “Sign In”, then choose the “help” icon.
How can the OSU Health Plan EAP help me?
The OSU Employee Assistance Program offers multiple ways to connect with confidential counseling resources:
- Depression, anxiety and mental health issues
- Substance abuse concerns
- Stress management strategies
- Conflict resolution
- Relationship skill development
- Dealing with grief and change
- Referrals to community resources
- Employee emergency fund for short term financial crisis
- Five complimentary EAP sessions per occurrence
Work/Life Services Provided by the EAP
- Legal consultations and referrals
- Financial counseling
- Elder care resources and referrals
- Mindfulness coaching (telephonic)
- Online child care locator
- Identify theft recovery
- Online webinars