Help during COVID-19

  • Extra Mental Wellness Resources for You. During this time of heightened stress and uncertainty, we have been working to ensure you are taken care of and have what you need to help you through this challenging time. We have two new sites to help you deal with our current situation: EAP COVID-19.


    The EAP COVID-19 site offers tip sheets, webinars, and other resources specifically tailored to help you deal with the stress that comes with COVID-19.

    1. Visit
    2. Log in to the Employee Assistance Program with the company code: Olathe Schools
    3. Click on the COVID-19 banner

    You can always speak with a licensed professional, any time of day. Call 1-800-624-5544 to reach a New Direction's professional. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Life can be tough.  When your responsibilities start to feel overwhelming and showing up each day with a smile on your face seems difficult, it's important to reach out for help.  You can lean on your free and confidential New Directions Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for support. 


    New Directions EAP can help you or anyone in your household:

    • Receive care after a traumatic event or diagnosis
    • Make healthy lifestyle choices
    • Be more present and productive at work.
    • Be a caring, loving friend and family member.
    • Receive support when you don't feel like yourself
    • Get help with responsibilities that are distracting and stressful
    • Grow personal and career skills
    • Consultations on finances or legal needs


    Counseling services are available 24/7, even on holidays.  Sessions can be in person, over the phone, or through texting. 

    Support Line - 1-800-624-5544

    Mobile App - Search for new Directions EAP

    Website -  Log in using our company code: Olathe Schools


    These services are free of charge and completely confidential even from Olathe Public Schools. 

Free Webinars Available

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I log in?

  • What will I find at the EAP?

  • How much do EAP services cost?

  • Who will know if I call the EAP?

  • How can New Directions help?

  • Who is eligible for EAP services?

  • Are the counselors professionals?

  • What if I have a legal concern?

  • Can New Directions help with financial issues?

  • What if I need help for an emergency?

  • How do I get in touch with the program?

  • What if I just need some information?

Resources Available