Employee Assistance Program

Crisis Hotlines

Henrico Emergency Services:
(804)727-8484

National Disaster Distress Hotline:
(800)985-5990

National Hopeline Network, Suicide, & Crisis Hotline:
(800)442-4673

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
(800)273-8255

HCPS encourages staff to take care of personal wellness and mental health.

  • Employees are encouraged to contact the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at
    OptimaEAP.com or call 800.899.8174 or 757.363.6777 if in need of mental health support.
  • Please visit the HCPS School-Based Mental Health Website for a variety of family and staff
    resources including self-care strategies, phone apps, and community resources.
  • Join our Wellness, Self-Care and Community Resources Schoology group
    (Access Code: HWH9-2V3W-W3ZMV)

State and National Resources

Local Community Resources

  • Community Resource Guide
  • Resource Manual
  • Low-Cost/No-Cost Resources
  • Visit the Henrico County Mental Health website to learn about the services they provide. For Same Day Access to services, please contact our Access Services Call Center at (804) 727-8515 for more information. In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, our Emergency Services personnel are available 24/7. Please call (804) 727-8484.