NORFOLK, Va., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, a health improvement company that specializes in health, emotional wellbeing and performance improvement, congratulates its Employee Assistance Program (EAP) client, U.S. Coast Guard for winning the 9th Annual Employee Assistance Society of North America (EASNA) Corporate Award.
Each year EASNA acknowledges one American and one Canadian company that demonstrates excellence in the use of EAP programming and service delivery. An independent panel of judges selected the United States Coast Guard's CG SUPRT program and its effective integration of ValueOptions EAP services. Since the inception of the awards program in 2005, EASNA has recognized ValueOptions' customers seven times.
"The CG SUPRT program supports the U.S. Coast Guard's motto, 'Semper Paratus -- Always Ready,' by helping to ensure the health and wellness of the Guard's men and women and their families," said Kerry Mooney, President, ValueOptions Federal Services. "We are proud to be part of their team and serve those who serve."
This comprehensive array of EAP services delivered in partnership with ValueOptions serves approximately 127,000 members, including active duty service members, reservists, civilians and family members. CG SUPRT service offerings include non-medical counseling in a variety of subject areas including situation/problem-solving, supervisory consultation services, substance abuse assessment and treatment monitoring, financial counseling, tax consultation, education/career/employment counseling, deployment-related counseling/consultation, critical incident stress management-related services, legal counseling, and health and wellness coaching.
ValueOptions® is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional wellbeing, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, ValueOptions helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. With offices nationwide and a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people take important steps in the right direction. We help them live their lives to the fullest potential. Visit www.valueoptions.com for more information.
About United States Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790, the Coast Guard has safeguarded our nation's maritime interests and environment around the world. The Coast Guard is an adaptive, responsive military force of maritime professionals whose broad legal authorities, capable assets, geographic diversity and expansive partnerships provide a persistent presence along our rivers, in the ports, littoral regionals and on the high seas. Coast Guard presence and impact is local, regional national and international. These attributes make the Coast Guard a unique instrument of maritime safety, security and environmental stewardship. Visit www.uscg.mil for more information.
EASNA is a trade association focused on advancing knowledge, research, and best practices toward achieving healthy and productive workplaces. Comprised of thought leaders and change agents, EASNA focuses on ensuring that the EA field continues to grow and flourish by broadening its base of engaged and committed stakeholders. Visit www.easna.org for more information.