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Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program

With Aetna’s EAP, employees can confidentially address and resolve their day-to-day personal and workplace challenges—resulting in a more focused and productive workforce.

DCSD has provided up to 6 face-to-face sessions per employee and household member per issue per year. Counseling services are provided at no charge to employees and their household members. Aetna offers short-term counseling on all aspects of life, including:

  • Difficulties in Relationships
  • Emotional/Psychological Issues
  • Stress & Anxiety Issues with Work or Family
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse
  • Personal & Life Improvement
  • Legal or Financial Issues
  • Depression
  • Childcare Issues
  • Eldercare Issues
  • Grief Issues

The EAP is a no cost benefit available to you and your immediate family members. The program is completely confidential. Through the EAP you have access to qualified and experienced mental health professionals who can assist you in dealing with a range of personal and work related issues. The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

To get more information and resources visit MyLifeValues online or by phone: 866-486-4334
  Username: douglas county sd
  Password: eap

Need immediate assistsance for a crisis? Look over the Crisis Reference Guide. Employers, as well as employees, can call the Crisis Support line and speak to a clinician about the crisis.  If a person under crisis won't call them or go to one of the free walk-in centers, they have a mobile unit and will come to the person and assess the person.