Employee Assistance Program

Shawnee Mission School District is pleased to offer Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services to SMSD staff and your immediate family  through New Directions Behavioral Health. This service is available to all employees of the school district and is separate from the District medical plan.

The EAP is available to help with problems that may affect you at home or at work such as family concerns, marital difficulties, stress, legal concerns, financial difficulties, parenting, and other concerns that may affect you. New Directions EAP offers you objective, professional assistance at no cost to you or your immediate family. This program is both voluntary and confidential – New Directions makes every effort to safeguard your privacy.

Call New Directions at 816-237-2352 or 1-800-624-5544.  Call center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year and you will always speak with a live person.


Learn about the EAP and the services available

to you and your family in this webinar:

EAP Overview Webinar


Other Resources: