Employee Assistance Program

​​​​​Everyone has personal problems from time to time.  Stress can have a devastating impact on the workforce.  Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are designed to assist employees to be more effective and engaged in their jobs by providing professional, confidential assistance on problems that may impact their job performance or personal lives.  Resources are provided to assist employees in coping more effectively with everyday challenges.  Employers benefit through increased productivity, reduced absenteeism and improved employee satisfaction.


State Agencies, Community Service Boards, and the University System of Georgia have the option to participate in the EAP under the DOAS Master Agreement through EAP Consultants, LLC (ESPYR) with tiered group rates and pricing. Our EAP offers professional, confidential counseling and consultation that can help you resolve these issues. EAP Consultants offers assessment, short-term counseling and referral services for a wide range of personal problems, as well as a variety of work/ life issues.


The EAP can help you find solutions to a full range of personal concerns; Work/ Life Services; Management and Organizational Issues; and Training & Education. No problem is too big or too small. These include:


-Stress                            -Martial & family Problems        -Emotional Concerns    

-Relationship Issues       -Psychiatric Disorders               -Crisis                   

​-Life adjustments            -Alcohol & Drug Problems         -Childcare                             

-Adoption                        -Eldercare                                  -Financial                       

-Legal Matters                -Pet Service                               -Academic Resources​

-Work Related Difficulties 


Counseling offices are conveniently located all over the State of Georgia and throughout the U.S. [for those folks who have kids in college]. The EAP is available 24 hours per day; 7 days per week. Participants also can securely request all services from the website at www.espyr.com or 855-584-3855.


If you are an employee and wish to access EAP services, please contact your local HR Office to determine if your employer is a participating entity. Not all state-affiliated entities use the same EAP provider.

Visit State Personnel Board Rule 478-1-.30 Employee Assistance Program​ for more information.​​



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