Montana Counseling Services/ EAPs laws & HR compliance analysis

Montana Counseling Services/ EAPs: What you need to know

Human resources generalists, as well as employee assistance program (EAP) counselors, managers, and directors, can keep abreast of the issues related to EAPs by joining a chapter of the EAPA. This association also provides guidance to employers that have not yet set up EAPs in their own companies.
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Although Montana has not yet established a chapter, the Inland Northwest chapter in Washington serves Western Montana. Contact information for the chapter’s offices is available at Meanwhile, Montana employers may obtain information about setting up or belonging to a regional group by contacting:
Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Inc.
4350 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 410
Arlington, VA 22203
The Healthy for Life Employee Assistance Program is included in the state employee benefit plan and is available to active employees, retirees, spouses, and dependents. Services include a crisis hotline, counseling services, health coaching, prenatal program, weight management program, diabetes management program, resources for self-driven health, and legal and financial assistance. For more information, go to, call 406-444-7462 or 800-287-8266, or write
Health Care and Benefits Division, 100 North Park Avenue, Suite 320, P.O. Box 200130, Helena, MT 59620-0130.

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