Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
To assist WKU benefits-eligible employees and their household
members with behavioral and mental health issues, as well as work-life,
financial, and legal issues, the University offers an Employee Assistance
Program (EAP) at no cost to benefits-eligible employees. The EAP is
provided through Anthem, a worldwide leader in employee assistance
services. The EAP is a confidential resource to assist employees in dealing
with relationship problems, stress and depression, parenting, substance
abuse, suicide prevention, teen pregnancy, divorce, personal finance, job
performance, house and legal concerns. EAP services are fully available
to each covered WKU employee as well as immediate family members.
Employees are allowed five free counseling sessions with EAP approved
Contact to the EAP and discussion with EAP counselors are completely
confidential and will not be shared with any University official or other
individual. The University encourages employees to use the EAP as a
helpful resource as needed during times of difficulty. Employees may
contact the EAP at 1-800-865-1044 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or, with
our company ID WKU at their web site www.anthemEAP.com.
Additional resources are available through
the Talley Family Counseling Center by calling (270) 745-4204.