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Optima EAP

When a problem or issue is negatively affecting you – whether it’s at home, your relationships with coworkers, job performance or satisfaction, or your general well being – help is available from the Optima EAP. This benefit provides FREE counseling services to employees and family members in the same household - each person may use up to 5 FREE visits per presenting issue.

Discussions with a counselor are confidential - your privacy is assured. The EAP program deals with a broad range of life issues including, but not limited to:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Balancing work and family
  • Relationship or family difficulties
  • Grief and Loss
  • Substance Abuse
  • Dealing with aging parent(s)
  • Anger Management

Employees and family members may contact Optima EAP at 1-800-899-8174 or 757-363-6777, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year.

Now offering distance counseling - use a smartphone or computer with video capability to talk to an EAP counselor instead of having an office appointment.

Click here for FAQs on distance counseling.

Or visit Optima's website:

School Division employees click here.

Local Government employees click here.