Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Resources for Living

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Confidential Support for Everyday Issues

The Resources For Living Employee Assistance Program (EAP), administered by Aetna, is available at no cost to you and all members of your household. Read this brochure to learn more about the EAP.

The EAP will provide to you and your family members many resources.

  • Emotional well-being support includes access of up to five counseling sessions per issue each year. You can call 24 hours a day for in-the-moment emotional well-being support. Counseling sessions are available face-to-face or online with televideo and can help with a range of issues including relationship support, stress management, work/life balance, family issues, dealing with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and more.
  • The Daily Life Assistance program gives you personalized guidance to find resources to support childcare, parenting and adoption, school and financial aid research, caregiver support, and even resources to assist with home repairs.
  • Legal services that include a free 30-minute consultation with a participating attorney for topics such as family law, elder law and estate planning, real estate transactions, wills, and other document preparation, and many other services.
  • Financial services with a free 30-minute consultation for financial topics such as budgeting, retirement or financial planning, credit and debt issues, college funding, and tax and other IRS questions.
  • Online resources through a member website that includes articles and self-assessments, adult care and childcare provider search tools, a stress resource center, live and recorded webinars, and a mobile app.

More About the EAP

It's Confidential
The EAP through Aetna is 100% confidential and your information is never shared with Sysco.

It's Free to You
The EAP is available to you and your family members at no cost to you. Sysco covers 100% of the cost.

Get Started Today
To begin using the EAP services, go to, enter username: sysco and password: eap. You can also call 1-888-238-6232.

NEW: Mind Companion Self-care

Mind Companion Self-care is an online mental well-being program that provides support where and when you need it. This digital self-paced support program provides access to evidence-based support tools to help manage depression, anxiety, substance misuse, and more.

After selecting a focus area, you will be guided through sessions that include videos, interactive questions, and relaxation exercises. You can also track their mood to see progress over time.

Watch a demo here and get started today on, enter username: sysco and password: eap. You can also call 1-888-238-6232.


If you used myStrength, it was replaced with Mind Companion Self-care on March 31, 2024.

Talkspace: EAP Chat Therapy

Sometimes reaching out for emotional support can feel like one more thing to add to your to-do list. Work with a counselor anytime and from just about anywhere. Share text, video, or audio messages with your counselor whenever you are. Your counselor will respond within one working day and will connect with you up to five days a week.

It’s easy to get started:

  1. Go to (The username is Sysco and the password is eap.) Click Tools, and under Resources, click Talkspace online therapy.
  2. Complete the short questionnaire.
  3. Choose a therapist from a list of suggested providers.
  4. Connect with a counselor virtually with video and/or chat therapy.*

Click here to learn more.

* Chat therapy is for individual counseling for members 13 years of age and older. Chat therapy should not be considered for meeting requirements for employment, school enrollment, disability, or legal documentation. Chat therapy and video sessions in the same week count as multiple sessions.

EAP ‘Burnout’ Resources

Limited resources, long working hours, disruptions to sleep, and work-life balance concerns cause physical and emotional fatigue for a lot of people. If you are feeling overwhelmed or are experiencing ‘burnout’, you’re not alone. Here are some resources:

If you need help today, call the Aetna Resources For Living EAP at 1-888-238-6232 or go to The username is Sysco and the password is eap.

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