In today's demanding world, it's not uncommon for employees to bring personal problems to the workplace. These problems affect job productivity and can adversely affect the employer's company in general. When employees are in trouble, they can turn to the Advantage Employee Assistance Program for help in regaining personal well being and productivity.
Advantage EAP provides confidential, professional counseling for assistance with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, stress related problems and workplace issues as well as family, marital, legal and physical health concerns.
EAP Dollars and Sense*
For each $1 invested in an EAP, the Employer saves $5- $16
Sick leave usage by 33%
Work related accidents by 65%
Workers compensation claims by 30%
Lost time by 40%
Grievances by 50%
Time spent on supervisor reprimands by 74%
*Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advantage EAP can show your company how this valuable and affordable employee benefit can assist both employees and the employer in building a better, more productive work environment.
Advantage EAP "Advantages"
A division of Psychological Health-Roanoke, one of the most comprehensive private mental health practices in the state.
With 26 licensed Clinicians and over 47 mental health specialties, EAP referrals can go to the specialist first without having to be referred after the initial interview.
Follow-up care, if needed, is kept within our facility- no referral elsewhere in the great majority of cases.
Outpatient EAP sessions provided as a benefit to employees and immediate family.
Regular orientation sessions, 2 Employee Presentations, 2 Manager training sessions, 2 Management Consultations per contract year, are all available at no extra cost.
Monthly newsletters/Brochures/Training Manuals
Quarterly reports to the employer.
Call 540-989-6605 for details.
If you are an employee of an eligible company, you and immediate family members are entitled to three visits per episode per calendar year. Call 989-6605 or 1-800-699-9396
Clients in the New River Valley can be seen at:
Life In Balance
125 Akers Farm Rd. Suite D
Christiansburg, VA 24073
Directons from the Courthouse:
From the Courthouse in Christiansburg take Franklin St. north go past Christiansburg High School traffic light at Independence Blvd and stay in the right hand lane and turn left onto Akers Farm Rd. across from Horne's Funeral home. Our office is the third building on the left. Turn into the parking lot and drive around the back of the building.
Rebecca Loehrer, PhD
22 Montgomery Street
Radford, VA 24141
EAP clients who need legal assistance are referred to:
Amy Hanson Geddes at 540-989-0000
EAP clients who need financial assistance are referred to:
James T. Laub at 540-375-7900
What is an EAP?
A free counseling service helping employees with all types of personal problems including, but not limited to job stress, marriage and family problems, anxiety, depression and grief.
Is it confidential?
Absolutely. Nothing about your problem is revealed to your employer, nor is your name given. If, however you are referred by the company as part of a disciplinary action, a limited amount of information will be shared with your employer.
How much will it cost me?
Your first three visits are free. If you need care beyond that, your medical insurance will help with the cost.
Is my therapist licensed? Qualified?
All Advantage EAP Counselors are fully licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.
Other Questions? Call 540-989-6605 or 1-800-699-9396