Local 22 Firefighters/Paramedics

215 440-4421 / 22

415 N 5th St. Philadelphia., PA 19123.

OFFICE HOURS - Mon - Thursday - 8:00am - 4:00pm     Friday - 8:00am - 3:00pm

After Hours HEALTH PLAN issue call 215-440-4426

CRISIS HOT LINE -215-440-4449 SUICIDE HOT LINE 800-273-8255 or 988


Mental Health Consultants

The Local 22 Health Plan’s employee assistance program is a counseling, information, and referral service that helps you address personal problems on a confidential basis. The HealthPlan has contracted with Mental Health Consultants (MHC) to provide this benefit. All calls to MHC and any treatment received by MHC providers are strictly confidential.

MHC has a comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, certified nurse practitioners, and counselors who are

Available to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with issues like:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Relationship problems
  • Marital problems
  • Domestic violence
  • Caring for an elderly parent

It’s Confidential

All calls to MHC, and any treatment received from MHC providers, is strictly confidential. No one, including the Health Plan, knows that you made a call to MHC or that you used an MHC healthcare provider, unless you authorize it

MHC participating practitioners will provide up to five (5) counseling sessions, per year, per issue. MHC defines an issue as the problem or circumstance that prompted the member to contact MHC. Although there is a limit on the number of counseling sessions you can receive, each year per issue, there is not a limit on the number of issues per year for which you can reach out to MHC. And, remember, these counseling sessions are at no cost to you. You do not pay a copayment for the 5 sessions, per issue, when you reach out to MHC.

This Health Plan EAP is available to all eligible members, their dependents, the member’s parents and the member’s spouse’s parents. If you or a family member needs assistance, call MHC at 1-800-255- 3081.

For More information on MHC Programs

Call 1-800-255-3081

Or the webits link at www.mhconsultants.com

FAQ – Mental Health

Does our Health Plan offer any Mental Health or Counseling services?

YES – Local 22’s Health Plan recognizes the importance of confidential and professional Mental Health treatment.  MHC participating practitioners will provide up to five (5) counseling sessions, per year, per issue.

What if I need more than the 5 alotted counseling sessions?

MHC will work to refer you to a qualified counselor in your Health Plan network to continue treatment at the current Health Plan Co-Pay for your counseling sessions.

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