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A. What is an EAP?A PERSONAL and CONFIDENTIAL service provided to employees and theirfamily members by their employer.History: EAPs have been in existence for over 25 years because employers havebegun to realize that personal problems can interfere with job performance.EAPs have successfully helped employers reduce benefit costs, keep valuableemployees on the job, increase overall productivity and morale.
B. Who are we?FEE: Fully Effective Employees is a private company which has provided EAPservice to employees and their families in the Puget Sound Area for over 30years. We are an external program, which means we are not employees of yourcompany, but contract with your company to provide this service. We receive aflat rate per employee per year, so we do not get paid by the number ofemployees we talk with or per number of times we have contact with anemployee. You are free to use the service as often as you like. We are availableto you as employees, your family members and significant others.Our counselors are trained Masters degreed mental health counselors and/orCertified Chemical Dependency specialists with years of counseling experience.
C. What kind of problems does the EAP deal with?Alcohol/Drug, Family, Marital, Emotional, Job Related Stress, Parenting Issues,Aging Parents, and Legal and Financial Referrals. Admitting to having “problems”and seeking help when problems become overwhelming, is a sign of strength. Itis much better to address a concern early before it becomes a serious problem.Personal stress can often become job stress. Alcohol and drug problems oftenbecome work, family and marital problems.
D. How does the EAP work?Any employee or family member who wishes to use the service may call ourSeattle number, 425-454-3003, or 1-800-648-5834 24 hours a day, seven daysa week. From the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, a counselor will beavailable to take your call or return it promptly if he or she is on another line. Afterhours, a “duty counselor” will be paged and your call will be returned as soon aspossible.
E. What happens when I call?