Helping you balance your Work and your Life
Employee Assistance Program
NEW! CG SUPPORT Program
Call: 855-CG SUPRT (247-8778)
Web (for EAP): http://www.CGSUPRT.com
Who is eligible?
Active duty members and their dependents, select reservist and their dependents, full-time civil service employees and their dependents, full-time exchange system and MWR employees and their dependents.
Services of CG SUPRT:
For Individuals: services include face to face assessment, referral and short term counseling for a wide variety of personal concerns such as depression, relationship discord, and career transition. The program also offers telephonic assistance for financial and legal concerns. Another service of the program is telephonic and information assistance with life impact that impact everyone. Examples of this service are finding eldercare and childcare providers and assistance with negotiating the college application process. CG SUPRT also offers health coaching to assist employees and their family members with health matters such as smoking cessation, weight management, and stress reduction. Finally, the program can assist with tax preparation.
For Management: managers may also consult with the CG SUPRT Program when there is a workplace situation that may impact the stress of his/her employees OR when an employee's conduct or performance may be impacted by a personal concern For Organization: Critical incidents, downsizing, and other large scale events can impact an entire organization. Service include training, critical incident response and education.
For Everyone: the CG SUPRT offers an extensive website that contains articles, mental health assessments, and national resources.
The following explains the process to apply to utilizing the CG SUPRT program: When employees contact CG SUPRT, they can expect to talk with a professional who will first gather information such as which agency they are employed by, the nature of the concerns, and, if they would like face to face counseling and where they would like to meet with a counselor. Then the employee will be contacted by a local counselor to begin the process of setting up an appointment. Usually the employee is contact within a day or two, unless there is an emergency situation.
- Suicide prevention trainings, information, and referrals
- Workplace violence prevention trainings
- Rape and sexual assault awareness trainings and reporting
- Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)
- Victim and witness assistance
- Financial Management Program
- American Red Cross liaison
The QRCs below can be used by commands when an incident occurs to ensure that all required steps are followed, notifications are made, and the victim is provided the services he/she needs. Please feel free to download them and personalize them to your unit as needed. Many thanks to ISC Portsmouth for developing these originally!
Suicide Prevention Help - website with suicide prevention resources focused on the military
American Association of Suicidology - information on suicide and its prevention
Male Survivor - support information for male victims of sexual abuse
National Sexual Violence Resource Center - information on all forms of sexual abuse
Victim Rights Law Center - Free legal help for sexual assault victims
Jon-Eric Garcia (Boston Office)
Office phone number: 617-223-5012
Leslie Cardona (Sector New York Office)
in Staten Island, NY
Office phone number: 718-354-2265
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