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(Source: Employee Assistance Program)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free and confidential benefit that can assist you and your eligible family members with any personal problems, large or small. For example, you can receive assistance with concerns such as marital conflict, conflict at work, depression or anxiety, stress management, family relationships, financial/legal/consumer concerns, alcohol or drug abuse, grieving a loss, personal decision making, and referrals to community resources.

Intake/Assessment: Up to four sessions per incident, per year for problem identification, assessment, the establishment of outcome goals, recommendations, priorities and actions needed to reach goals.

E-Support: A live, online virtual session with an EAP consultant designed to answer questions, assist with problem resolution, and provide advice customized to your situation. For additional information, or to set up a session, please visit

Crisis Counseling: Available on a 24 hour 7 days a week basis.

Work/Family/Life: Cascade will help locate resources and information nationwide related to Eldercare, Childcare, Identity Theft, and Concierge Services.

Legal Consultations: Each covered member is entitled to one initial 30-minute office or telephone consultation for up to three separate legal matters at no cost with a network attorney. If the member decides to retain the participating attorney after the initial consultation, the member will be provided with a preferred rate reduction of 25% from the normal hourly rate.

Financial Coaching: Coaches will provide 30 consecutive days of unlimited financial coaching, developing a needs analysis and an online written action plan to help develop better spending habits, reduce debt, improve credit, increase savings, and plan for retirement.

Home Ownership Program: If you are looking to buy, sell, refinance, or invest in a home, take advantage of the Home Ownership Program. This program offers a network of prescreened service providers that offer free, no obligation consultations. Also available are pre-negotiated discounts with all of these providers. Using this program, you can save substantial time and money. For your free consultation or more information about the Home Ownership Program, call 1-866-505-3244.

Cascade Personal Wellness: Unlimited access to wellness coaches for assistance in making lifestyle changes for areas such as weight management, fitness, smoking cessation, and chronic conditions. To access, go to; select "register"; enter your company password, "Reed College."

Cascade Personal Advantage: Interactive website innovative, online, educational tools: Kick a habit, take self assessments, compare child and elder care services, watch informative video clips, and more. To access, go to; click Cascade Personal Advantage; register as a new user; use company password.

For assistance call 1 800 433 2320;

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