Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a professional, confidential counseling and resource program paid for by Rowan County and provided by McLaughlin Young Employee Services to help employees and their families deal with both personal and work-related concerns and challenges. They can be reached at 1-800-633-3353.

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  • username: rowancounty 
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Reasons to use the EAP

An EAP is designed to help with all kinds of life situations. Examples include, but are not limited to: 

  • Family issues, including marriage/partner difficulties , divorce, and other family relationship issues
  • Work-related concerns, such as communicating with co-workers and other job stress issues
  • Parenting  
  • Stress
  • Balancing work and family 
  • Work-related concerns
  • Depression and anxiety 
  • Grief and loss
  • Elder care
  • Healthy living 
  • Crisis events
  • Legal help 
  • Financial assistance 


Face-to-Face Resources

Trained counselors are available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year  through the County's EAP program. You or your family members may call the EAP at anytime. Call McLaughlin Young toll-free at 1-800-633-3353.

Online Resources

Over 200 resources including:

Legal Center 

  • Free Will Service
  • Over 100 Legal Forms 
  • Estate Planning 
  • Articles and Checklists
  • Legal Assist 

Financial Center

  • Financial Calculators 
  • Financial Basics Handbook 
  • Search for near by Certified Financial Planners
  • Articles

Savings Center 

A free program for savings of up to 25% on name-brand, everyday, and luxury items. 

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