Page ContentThe Volusia County Schools Employee Assistance Program (EAP) helps employees resolve personal and work problems through professional assistance. To view a brief presentation, please click on the following link: VCS Employee Assistance Program to view who can use it and how to access this assistance.Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. EAP is governed by HIPAA. Below are some of the most common reasons to call the toll free number (1-800-272-7252):Marital/Relationship issuesWork-related stressEmotional/Psychological issuesStress managementLegal/Financial counseling and referralSubstance abuse (alcohol and/or drugs)ParentingPhysical/Medical issuesFamilyDependent care (child care as well as elder care)Vocational-related issuesWork-Life webinarsAetna Resources for Living, our EAP provider, is available at 1-800-272-7252 or TDD 1-888-833-2017 or at mylifevalues.com. (To log in, use the following username (VCS) and password (VCS).Other EAP Resources EAP Employee Orientation Presentation-2012. Aetna Resources for Living (ARFL-2012). Everyday Help for Everyday Life (ARFL-2012). Aetna EAP Resource for Living App (free)Frequently Asked Questions About EAP Who can use EAP?Generally, any regular employee and any household member (regardless of the relationship) is eligible regardless of job classification. Who will know if an individual uses EAP?EAP is strictly confidential. Governed by HIPAA, only the individuals receiving services can authorize the release of information. Can family members participate?Yes. Your employer recognizes that an employee's personal problems can affect the family and that the household's personal problems can affect job performance. Therefore, household members are encouraged to use EAP as needed. What about the cost of EAP?The cost of EAP is covered by your employer and provides for one to six visits per issue for unlimited issues. There is no preimum and no co-pay. Who will a person talk to?A professional EAP counselor will work directly and confidentially with the employee or household members to help resolve the problem. In some cases, the EAP counselor's role will be to assist in determining what additional community resources can provide future assistance. How can I find out more about EAP services?It's simple. Visit mylifevalues.com To log in, use the following username (VCS) and password (VCS). You will find useful information on a wide range of subjects.