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GaDOE offers Employee Assistance Program for Mental Health and Wellness

The Georgia Department of Education is providing a free, statewide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for all full-time public-school teachers (including Pre-K teachers) and staff through a partnership with Kepro. 

Free services include: 

Up to six counseling sessions 
Legal and financial consultations 
Work/Life referral services 
Supports for managers and supervisors 
Online tools and resources 
We’ve got you, your family, and your team covered. 

This free benefit covers all full-time employees in eligible Georgia school districts, including teachers, counselors, principals, assistant principals, district office staff, secretaries, media specialists, custodians, bus drivers, and more – plus: 

Employee dependents up to the age of 26 
Employee household members 
24 hours a day, 7 days a week support. 

There is no cost, sign up or enrollment for the EAP. It’s confidential and your free benefit can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week: 

Go to: 
Or call 
Use access code: 

November’s Focus: Suicide Awareness 

Talking About the “S” Word 
Staying optimistic – Conquering Negative Thoughts 
November 29-4:00 p.m. 
This session helps participants demystify challenging topics such as suicide and self-harm and understand ways to tackle taboos and aid someone in distress.  
November 30-4:00 p.m. 
This session helps participants learn how to gain control over negative thoughts, turn them into neutral or positive ones, and conquer unhealthy habits.