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EAP:
Employee
Assistance
Program

The Employee Assistance Program is governed by Article 35 of the National Agreement. EAP is jointly adminstered by NALC, other postal unions and the employer. The program provides confidential education, referral and counseling to help employees through personal challenges of all types. This includes alcoholism and drug abuse programs.

Letter carriers seeking EAP services may contact their local union officers for information.

Suicide prevention
At a workshop during the 69th Biennial Convention in Philadelphia, Magellan Health Services shows a PowerPoint presentation on suicide prevention and presented the video (below).

Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation.
Click here to download the presentation as a PDF.


The NALC has partnered with APWU and the Postal Service to produce this informational video about the EAP’s suicide prevention program.

Free, anonymous EAP screening
The National Joint Employee Assistance Program Committee has created a website where any letter carrier may obtain a free screening for depression or alcohol abuse: More information

EAP services: Broader than you might think!
Sometimes a conversation is all it takes to get things started. Here's a message from the Hawkeye District Advisory Committee to encourage letter carriers to use all of EAP’s services:

USPS EAP publications

EAP Publications SPS Publication
Filename
Size
PUB 518, EAP Supervisor's Guide - May 2004
pub518.pdf
187K
PUB 519, Employee Assistance Program - "Living Healthy, Working Well" - April 2002
pub519.pdf
1.32M
EAP Promotions
EAP Life Coaching - Half page promotion
EAP Life Coaching - half page.pdf
99K
EAP: Something for Everyone - Full page promotion
EAP - full page.pdf
158K
 
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