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    The Collier County Public Schools' (CCPS) confidential Emotional Wellness Program is a FREE* benefit available to you and your family members during those times in your life when you need support or just need someone to listen. This is an integrated, HIPAA-compliant Emotional Wellness Program (EWP) providing you with several options:


    Community Health Partners (CHP)

    • Licensed counselors available to meet Monday through Saturday

      • On-site at the CCPS Administrative Center (Monday-Thursday), or

      • CHP offices (Monday-Saturday)

    • Telehealth services also available at counselor discretion
    • Appointments available as follows:

      Monday, 8 AM - 6 PM

      Tuesday, 7 AM - 8 PM

      Wednesday, 8 AM - 8 PM

      Thursday, 7 AM - 6 PM

      Friday, 8 AM - 8 PM (CHP offices only)

      Saturday, 8 AM - 3 PM (CHP offices only)


    • *FREE if enrolled in the CCPS Medical Plan

    • Employees and/or dependents not enrolled in the CCPS Medical Plan must provide proof of insurance prior to first appointment to participate in the CHP program. Those not enrolled may also pay for services upfront.

    • To schedule an on-site appointment, contact Josie Means, Intake Coordinator, at 239-659-7751 or by email at ew@chealthpartners.com.


    Guidance Resources

    • Licensed counselors to assist you whenever you need support

    • 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year

    • *FREE for all benefit-eligible employees and family members (who reside in same household)

    • Guidance Resources is available 24/7. For more information, call 855-801-8079, or online at www.guidanceresources.com (Company Web ID: CCPSEWP)

    Recuro Health (formerly WellVia) (must be enrolled in CCPS medical plan)
    • Connect with licensed counselors and psychiatrists through secure video
    • 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year
    • Call 855-6RECURO  (855-673-2876) or 855-935-5842
    • Go online at www.recurohealth.com or download the Recuro Health app


    Brightside Health (must be enrolled in CCPS medical plan)

    • Experts in therapy and psychiatry for anxiety, depression, stress, phobia, postpartum depression and other related conditions
    • Virtual meetings in as little as 24 to 48 hours
    • Minimal copays
    • To get started, complete the free assessment and schedule an appointment at https://www.brightside.com/askallegiance


    All Emotional Wellness Program counselors are trained to help you with personal or professional challenges you face. They provide confidential emotional support with any issue, including:

    • Anxiety
    • Grief
    • Relationship
    • Depression
    • Loss
    • Marital conflict
    • Stress
    • Life adjustments
    • And more

    CHP, Recuro Health and Brightside Health also offer telehealth services (click on the appropriate link below): 


    To help you determine the best way the CCPS Emotional Wellness Program can meet your needs, click HERE to view a flowchart of the program.