May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the City offers a great benefit if you need someone to talk to. Raising awareness about mental health and eliminating the stigma is important. Look into Plano’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for answers.
Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the United States. Bringing attention to this issue is necessary, as research shows many people need some level of help:
You may be struggling with stress, seeking financial or legal advice, or coping with the death of a loved one. Our Employee Assistance Program provides confidential access to professional care, self-help programs, interactive tools and educational resources to ease life’s challenges. Support is available around-the-clock for these and other concerns:
Active employees and their family members can use the EAP even if they are not on the City’s medical plan. The program provides five free counseling sessions per occurrence and referrals for more extended care. There are several convenient ways to access the service:
Click here for EAP wallet card. Click here for Virtual Visits flyer.Click here for Virtual Visits FAQs.