Why use the EAP?
The EAP network consists of mental health counselors who stand ready to assist Sheriff’s Office employees in identifying issues and planning care. EAP providers are located throughout Wyoming.
What if I want to attend more than three sessions?
The three sessions provided by the program are meant to support planning services. The Sheriff’s Office health insurance program can be employed for an indefinite number of sessions if desired.
Why doesn’t the EAP provide as many sessions as I want or need?
The Sheriff’s Office health insurance is your primary resource for medical and mental health care. The EAP is meant to make it easier to connect with suitable providers and to access care. It is a wellness program.
How do referrals work?
You may self-refer by contacting a provider directly by email or telephone to schedule an appointment. You should expect a response within 24 hours. Contact Dr. Post’s office at 307-631-4565 if you would like assistance in completing a referral.
How do I know that my sessions will be private?
EAP network providers are private practitioners who enter into a client-therapist relationship with those who are referred or who self-refer. They are required by law and ethical standards to honor confidentiality, subject to legal exceptions they will describe. They cannot reveal the content of sessions to anyone without the written consent of their client. Your case will not be discussed with anyone associated with the City or Dr. Post without your specific consent.
Who administers the City EAP?
Licensed psychologist Jerry Post, Psy.D., of Cheyenne administers the EAP. His practice hosts the web page and manages the network of providers.
Click Here to learn more about providers statewide.
If you are considering harming yourself or someone else, tell someone now!
- Speak to a coworker, loved one, or friend.
- You may call 911 for assistance or go a hospital emergency room.
- Or, call the Wyoming Free Crisis hotline 1-800-457-9312 or visit their site.