Work Life Balance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
BGSU’s Work Life Balance/Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
IMPACT Solutions Employee Assistance Program offers confidential support for you and your
household members, dependent(s) living away from home, and parents and parents-in-law.
IMPACT Solutions is widely recognized as a leader in employee assistance programs. Through
IMPACT’s program, BGSU full-time faculty and staff have access to a variety of expanded services
including unlimited phone consultation 24 hours a day, as well as legal, financial and identity theft
recovery assistance, and child and elder care referral assistance.
IMPACT’s website has many useful tools, articles, resources, and other interactive features to assist
you and your family with everyday challenges.
Launched in 2020, BGSU now provides access to a mental health chatbot that is available through ImpactSolutions. Tess is available to provide emotional support, evidence-based education and delivers coping skills and strategies via text. Tess is available to employees and their families. To begin chatting, text "Hi" to 1-415-360-0023. Use the Start Code of "BGSU" when prompted to begin.