BCN Employee Assistance Program
Note: Lifeworks EAP is intended for all BCN institutions except the University of Nevada, Reno
For access to the UNR Employee Assistance Program (Mountain EAP), please go to the University of Nevada, Reno's EAP website. All other NSHE institutions are currently assigned to the LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program as described below.
It is the policy of the Nevada System of Higher Education to provide an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that is designed to help employees and their families through personal difficulties.
The EAP is designed to treat many types of problems and is accessible by phone twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The EAP program is a confidential assessment and referral service specifically designed to assist employees and families in handling personal and work-related issues.
LifeWorks, Your Free Employee Assistance Program
The LifeWorks program allows up to three sessions of EAP counseling services per issue within a rolling 6 month period and unlimited telephone and online services at no cost to the employee.
The Nevada System of Higher Education wants to create a healthy, supportive work environment for all of its employees. The LifeWorks program is designed to give employees free, confidential assistance with personal issues, including:
- Older Adults
- Midlife and retirement
- International issues
- Managing People
- Emotional well-being
- Addiction and recovery
When you call the LifeWorks program, a professional consultant can listen to your questions and concerns, provide a confidential sounding board, and help find solutions and resources to help. LifeWorks consultants are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can also visit the web site at www.lifeworks.com to watch short educational videos, read or download articles, take interactive self-assessments, e-mail consultants, find online resources, and much more. The LifeWorks service is brought to employees free by the Nevada System of Higher Education and it’s completely confidential.
In addition to the support that LifeWorks offers employees, the program has extra tools and resources to help our managers and supervisors.
LifeWorks can help you:
- Develop your skills as a manager
- Resolve interpersonal conflicts
- Manage difficult employees
- Deal with drug or alcohol abuse
- Promote a safe, low-stress workplace
- Help employees balance work and life