Managing life can sometimes feel like a balancing act. BMO offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that can help you and your immediate family members deal with personal challenges that might impact your health, well-being or work performance. The EAP is administered by LifeWorks.
How the EAP works
Here is a high-level overview of the EAP. For details, review the Employee Assistance Program SPD.
The EAP is a free resource. It is voluntary and completely confidential. You and your family members may participate in the EAP even if you don’t participate in a BMO medical plan. The EAP is available online, in person or on the phone to help you with everyday needs, life’s big transitions and in times of crisis, including:
- Stress management
- Relationship/parenting challenges
- Financial matters
- Child and elder care issues
- Work conflicts
- Coping with change
LifeWorks advisors are available 24/7.
Call 1-800-757-0327 to learn more or to schedule a session with a LifeWorks counselor.Counseling through LifeWorks is flexible and short-term. There are times when counseling needs may be ongoing or long-term, which might be covered by your medical plan.
Go to LifeWorks and login to access resources and information. (username ID: bmous; pwd: lifeworks)
Be sure to visit the LifeWorks site often for the timely articles, videos and podcasts on a variety of health and well-being topics.