Wellness Program

The San Bernardino Community College District believes that employees should maintain a good balance between work and home life.


Employee Assistance Program

For all Benefit Eligible employees, the District pays for an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

The EAP is provided to you by HealthAdvocate. The EAP is a confidential, prepaid, results-oriented service with resources designed to address everyday problems. These resources include: assessment, referral and brief sessions with a qualified mental health professional. The EAP is designed to help you and your family members better manage whatever issues come your way and ultimately improve the quality of life at home and at work.

What kind of concerns are covered?

The EAP is designed to help with any concern or problem affecting your behavioral health, well-being, or even job performance.

Typical concerns may include, but are not limited to:

  • Family, Relationship and Marital Issues
  • Legal and Financial Resources or Referrals
  • Parenting issues
  • Bankruptcy, Credit problems and Foreclosure
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Emotional Well-being
  • Workplace Challenges
  • Depression
  • Managing Stress and Change
  • Coping with Grief
  • Addictive Disorders
  • Balancing work/life
  • Time management

How will the EAP help me?

Simply call HealthAdvocate EAP at (866) 799-2728 to speak with a professional service provider face-to-face, by phone, email or event text! You will be asked to briefly describe your concerns so that you and the provider can develop a plan that works best for you. This plan may include assessment, brief sessions, and/or referral to other helpful resources. All contact with the EAP is strictly confidential.

Who pays for these services?

The EAP services have been prepaid by your employer and are free to you. Should you need help beyond the EAP, you may be referred to community and other resources. Health insurance may cover some of these costs. The EAP provider will work with you to make the referral is affordable and meets your need.

What services are unlimited?

  • Legal Consultation: Attorneys are available by phone to provide unlimited consultation
  • Financial Consultation: Financial planners and debt consolidation specialist are available by phone to assist with all type of credit and money issues.
  • Childcare Referrals: You have access to a national network of resources to address a wide range of childcare concerns.
  • Eldercare Referrals: Whether the elder loved one requires financial, legal, housing or any other assistance, let the EAP help with any dependent care needs.

 

Additional Websites

 


The American Heart Associaton: http://www.americanheart.org

The American Lung Association: http://www.lungusa.org

The American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org

Nutrition Information: http://www.nutrition.gov

Smoking Cessation: http://www.smokefree.gov/

*Please contact the Office of Human Resources if there is information you would like to see on this page.