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Employee Assistance Plan website resources available to all employees

From: Hokie Wellness

Anthem will be providing Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) website resources to all employees including those not receiving EAP benefits through the state employee health plan. 

Employees can access these resources by going to  and entering EAP Can Help as the company code. Resources include recorded webinars, legal forms, financial tools, articles, and skill builders. 

The following recorded webinars have been added to both this new website and the Commonwealth of Virginia website:

  • Talking with your child about COVID-19
  • The intersection of uncertainty and parenting COVID-19
  • Living in Uncertain Times
  • Financial Uncertainty
  • Handwashing
  • When and where to get medical advice
  • How to keep your family healthy
  • Mindful meditation

Online seminars are also available including seminars on Building Psychological Immunity during the Outbreak, Maintaining your Composure amidst the Pandemic Panic, How to Stay Healthy, and more.

Employee Assistance Plans offer professional help on: 

  • Stress-related problems
  • Emotional difficulties
  • Alcohol or drug problems
  • Family and relationship troubles
  • Parenting concerns
  • Conflicts at work or home
  • Other personal concerns
  • Financial Issues
  • Legal Issues

Employee Assistance Program professionals will provide employees with a list of local providers. Getting help is confidential and the first four visits are free.

How to contact your plan:

Plan Contact
COVA Care and COVA HDHP Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Anthem: 1-855-223-9277 or Anthem EAP Website (password: Commonwealth of Virginia).
COVA HealthAware Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Aetna: 1-888-238-6232 or COVA HealthAware Website (username: COVA and password: COVA).
Kaiser Permanente HMO Behavorial Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Beacon: 1-866-517-7042
Optima Health Vantage HMO
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Optima Health: 1-866-846-2682 or Optima Health Vantage HMO Website

For more information, visit the EAP website. For questions, contact Hokie Wellness at or by calling 540-231-8878.