Employee Assistant Programs

New Beginnings-Employee Assistance Program
Customer Service Number: (765) 742-0375
Website: www.newbeginningseap.com

The LSC offers employee assistance through Mr. Bill Madden from New Beginnings.  Bill Madden is licensed in the State of Indiana as a Mental Health Clinician and has a longstanding relationship with the Lafayette School Corporation.  Employees and spouses have access to up to five sessions, for each presenting issue, at no cost to the employee. Service is provided in-person and can also be provided virtually as well.  This service is FREE to use; there are no copays or consultation fees to use this service.  Mr. Madden’s office is located at 709 6th Street, Suite 7 in Lafayette and he can be reached at (765) 742-0375 or through his website.  Mr. Madden’s areas of specialty include:

  • Marital Issues
  • Individual Personal Issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Issues
  • Addiction to Pornography
  • Self-worth Issues
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Parent-child Issues
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Work Stress
  • Emotional Adjustment
  • Relocation
  • Dealing with a Miscarriage
  • Grief Issues

First Stop Health Virtual Mental Health Counseling

The LSC also offers First Stop Virtual Mental Health Counseling to all employees and dependents.  First Stop Mental Health Counseling can be reached at (888) 691-7867.  Click HERE to learn more about virtual counseling!

Reasons to speak with a virtual mental health counselor:

  • stress
  •  anxiety
  •  depression
  •  grief
  •  marital/relationship issues
  •  drug/alcohol misuse

First Stop Quick Tips

• Use the FSH mobile app, online dashboard, or call 888-691-7867 to request your counseling/doctor visit
FREE to use; there are no copays or consultation fees to use this service (except medications)
• Visits can be completed by phone or video
• Your immediate family members are also eligible to use the service
• No online registration is required, just call First Stop Health!
• Prescriptions are available; however, prescription copays and costs will apply unless they can be sent to the clinic.
Mobile App
First Stop Health’s mobile app is available to download from the App Store or Google Play store. Click
here to download the mobile app and request consultations in seconds. Use the last 4 digits of your SSN to login!
Family Members Included
Up to seven family members (e.g., spouse, parent, child) can be included on your plan. Like you, your family members can use FSH as often as they need. Be sure to add your immediate family members via our mobile app, online dashboard or over the phone!
First Stop Health Doctors and Counselors
All FSH doctors and counselors are U.S.-based and licensed to practice in the state from which you are calling.

There are no stated limits to the number of times you can call.  However, for long term mental health care, the counselor may refer you to a specialist much like a tele-med doctor might refer you to a medical specialist.

Madison National-Employee Assistance Program
Phone: 866.451.5465
Online: www.niseap.com

Madison National also offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP service) at no cost to LSC life and long-term disability insured staff.  This is yet another option for those seeking assistance for addictions, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, marital difficulties, stress management etc.