Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Counseling

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When you’re dealing with an issue that affects your mental health and emotional well-being, talking to the right person at the right time can make all the difference. NuVantage provides EAP members with access to professional counselors committed to helping individuals, couples, and families through life’s challenges.

Mental Health counseling from your EAP can help you maintain your best work practices. When you are experiencing difficulties in life, it can impact your sense of well-being and ability to concentrate on the tasks at hand. NuVantage mental health counseling can help. 


What to Expect

When you contact NuVantage, a benefits specialist will ask you a few questions to learn about your needs. You will then be connected with a NuVantage professional mental health counselor in your area.

NuVantage counselors help people with a broad range of life issues.

These include:

  • Adoption referral
  • Alcohol or chemical use issues
  • Children and teens: support and guidance for young people
  • Compulsive behaviors, such as gambling, internet use or shopping
  • Conflict resolution
  • Depression
  • Family and relationship issues
  • Family counseling
  • Grief, loss or difficult life transitions
  • Marriage counseling
  • Parenting concerns: raising children and teens
  • Pregnancy counseling (for women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy)
  • Stress or anxiety
  • Veteran’s issues, including PTSD
  • Work-related concerns


What Your EAP Covers

Your employee assistance program (EAP) is designed to provide you and your immediate family members with short-term counseling resources.

Your EAP benefits cover:

  • In-person counseling sessions with a professional and experienced counselor.

  • 24/7 phone access to counselors for crisis situations.

  • Unlimited access to online library of resources through the NuVantage Wellness Portal.

The number of covered counseling sessions varies depending on the type of support or counseling required and/or coverage offered by your specific EAP plan. Most plans cover three 50-minute counseling sessions per issue per year, although some employer plans may offer additional sessions.