Yes. They are considered an eligible dependent and are able to utilize the Employee Assistance Program. They can receive up to five sessions per separate occurrence, for free.
They are not eligible to utilize behavioral health and substance use benefits beyond the EAP services, as they are not enrolled in your health coverage.
Who is eligible for Employee Assistance Program, or EAP services?
State and Higher Education: EAP services are available to all benefits-eligible employees and their eligible family members, even if they are not enrolled in medical insurance.
Local Education, Local Government, COBRA and Retirees: EAP services are available to those enrolled in medical insurance as well as benefits-eligible (not necessarily enrolled) dependents of employees and retirees who are enrolled in medical insurance.
For additional information about EAP services visit https://www.tn.gov/partnersforhealth/other-benefits/eap.html.
*Behavioral health benefits are only available to those enrolled in medical insurance.