EAP and Behavioral Health care, what’s the difference?

Your Employee Assistance Program (EAP): 

  • is a set of services provided to you and members of your household by your employer at no cost, with no enrollment needed
  • provides easy access to an emotional support professional by phone any time. 
  • may connect you to confidential, no-cost, short-term counseling sessions with licensed professionals, financial and legal support, and help with community resources.  

Learn more about this benefit here

Your Behavioral Health benefit:

  • is your coverage for mental health and substance use services
  • helps you pay for out-patient therapy, psychiatry, and in-patient hospitalizations for the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, eating disorders, autism and more
  • may require you to pay out of pocket expenses such as co-pays, co-insurance, and deductibles