It's All About Balance

We all know that balancing work and family is a delicate task. There is no doubt about it – the daily demands of work and family are equally important.  Most of us no longer have the freedom to choose whether to work or not.  Instead, work is what helps our families prosper and grow.  The real challenge is to find harmony in the daily balancing act.

This “art” of balancing work and home becomes even more important in today’s world where the uncertain economic climate and all the related concerns place even greater amount of anxiety and stress on all of us.  Helping employees and their loved ones keep life in balance is what the LIFELINE Employee Assistance Program is all about. The LIFELINE Program offers confidential, short-term counseling, support, and referral services for employees and their family members for just about all of life’s concerns. And the best part - there’s no charge!  

LIFELINE services include:

  • Short-Term Face-to-Face or Telephonic EAP Counseling for a wide variety of concerns such as:
    • Day-to-day stresses
    • Depression and anxiety
    • Life transition concerns
    • Problems with co-workers or supervisor
    • Stress due to layoffs or furloughs
    • Loss of a loved one
    • Marital and Family issues
    • Drug and Alcohol problems
  • Legal Advice and Discounts  
  • Eldercare Information and Referral   
  • Personal Money Management Assistance and Information
  • Life Coaching    
  • Childcare Information and Referral  
  • Grab-A-Cab Program   
  • Life Coaching Programs (for employees only) on the following topics:
    • Strengthening Your Career
    • Building Sound Relationships
    • Improving Self-Esteem
    • Stress Management

Who is Eligible to Participate?

Benefits eligible employees of the State of Kansas, Non State employer group participants, and individuals who are dependent upon or live in the home with the eligible employee can use the LIFELINE service.

What About Confidentiality?

Information about the call or visit is completely confidential.  Only the LIFELINE user and the LIFELINE counselor will know what has been discussed.  No one else has access to any information regarding the call or visit.  The only exception is if child or elder abuse is suspected or if a person is in immediate danger of harming him/herself or others. Federal and State law requires such instances or suspected instances be reported to the authorities.

How Do I Contact LIFELINE?

You may call the LIFELINE Program around-the-clock at 1-800-284-7575 for confidential help handling life's stresses or click here for more information.