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                                                                                     How to access EssentialAssist and
                                                                                     EssentialAssist Plus:
                                                                                     The New Directions website, accessed
                                                                                     at, provides
                                                                                     confidential access to online
                                                                                     information about your company’s
                                                                                     EAP and behavioral health issues.
When you need support for you and your family                                        Content includes:
Help with personal issues:                                                                 More than 5,000 articles,
                                                                                            videos and tools such as
Sometimes life throws you a curve ball, you and your family may have trouble                assessments and calculators
coping in times due to troubled relationships, family concerns, stress anxiety and
depression, drug and alcohol concerns, legal and financial referrals, work-related          are included in the online
issues and other personal issues. EssentialAssist and EssentialAssist Plus are              work life program.
employee assistance programs included with your coverage from Assurant                      Information is organized into
Employee Benefits that can help.                                                            six categories: Life Balance,
                                                                                            Financial, Legal, Health,
What is an Employee Assistance Program?
                                                                                            Mental Health and Training.
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free and confidential counseling                 Sign up for e-Directions, a
service available to employees and their families. The EAP service offers caring,
professional help for a broad range of concerns from routine problems to serious
                                                                                            weekly email tips program.
life issues.                                                                               Depression screening.
Professional services provided by New Directions:                                          Online newsletter, Balanced
Assurant Employee Benefits is pleased to have selected New Directions to
provide you and your family members with a benefit to help you with a variety of
life’s challenges. New Directions has provided EAP services since 1992 and has
been our own EAP provider since 1993.                                                To speak to a counselor or to
                                                                                     learn more about your
Services are easy to access:
                                                                                     EssentialAssist or
With EssentialAssist and EssentialAssist, you have access to:                        EssentialAssist Plus plan, simply
     24-hour Clinical Referral Center, via toll-free number                         call 1-800-624-5544 or go to
     Telephone assessments, consultations and referrals to local resources
        and services.                                                      
     24-hour website feature, Personal Directions, with a dedicated log in
        code for online information that addresses work/life issues.

Services are confidential:
                                                                                     The MIL Corporation
Neither your employer nor co-workers have knowledge of your request for help.        4000 Mitchellville Road, Suite 210A
                                                                                     Bowie, Maryland 20716
Services are cost-free:                                                              301.805.8505
The EAP is part of your employee benefit package. There is no charge to you.

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