Mental Health & Substance Abuse


Trying to balance work demands and responsibilities at home can leave you feeling pressured from all sides.  The links below offer information that can help.

The Okaloosa School District's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers access to four counseling sessions annually at no charge through its association with Pattison Professional Counseling and Mediation Centers.  More information can be found in the Employee Assistance Program box below.

UnitedHealthcare offers a 24 hour phone line (Care 24) with valuable information about finding a doctor in your area that will work with your to help you get the right care; health coaching from registered nurses who are here to help you improve your health and save money; emotional support is available from master's-level counselors when you need help dealing with life's challenges; and a Health Information Library consisting of more than 1,100 messages to provide you with useful health and wellness information. More information can be found in the Care 24 box below.

UnitedHealthcare also provides additional Mental Health and Substance Abuse services online at



  • Care 24 - Blue Button LInk
  • Employee Assistance Program - Purple Button Link
  • UHC Green Button Link
  • Orange Button for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources and Links