FOR BUSINESSES

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

EAPs reduce
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.

FOR EMPLOYEES

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:

Counseling Associates of Southwest Virginia, Inc.
200 Professional Park Drive, Unit 1
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Take Rt. 460 business west. This will put you onto South Main Street. Turn right at the first light onto Professional Park Drive. Take the 2nd driveway on the right- We are located in Unit 1.






OR:

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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