Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

As an employee of Chesapeake Public Schools, you and your eligible dependents have access to an Employee Assistance Program, more commonly known as EAP.  This program is managed by a third-party vendor, Optima Health, as part of our commitment to promoting employee health and well-being.  There is no charge for this program and all employees are eligible, regardless of who your health insurance provider is.

Optima Health has delivered the EAP model of intervention and resolution with the highest levels of quality and professionalism for over 30 years.  Whether you are dealing with family and relationship concerns, grief issues, episodes of anxiety and depression, substance abuse, caregiving demands, job pressures, and more, Optima EAP is here to help.

Some reasons people come to the EAP include:

  • Aging Parents
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Relationship Programs
  • Substance Abuse
  • Work-Related Stress
  • Depression
  • Financial Problems
  • Grief

Making an appointment is easy. Call 1-800-899-8174 or 757-363-6777 .  A representative from Optima EAP will locate a counselor near your home or work and help to schedule an appointment that is convenient for you.

For more information and access to a variety of resources, visit EAP online.  Username: CPS

EAP Frequently Asked Questions