|[December 17, 2012]
Resources Available from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Individuals Coping with Newtown Tragedy
WALLINGFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut (Anthem) is making its
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) resources available to any individual
needing assistance in coping with Friday's tragic shooting at the Sandy
Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. These resources include
telephone-based counseling, online resources focused on dealing with
grief, and assistance locating needed services.
Any member of the community can access the EAP program by calling
1-877-208-8240 or by visiting www.anthemeap.com
and using the login name "Newtown."
"We are deeply saddened by this tragic and senseless event. Like so many
caring organizations and individuals in our state and around the
country, we are committed to doing our pat to assist and provide
services for as long as the they are needed to any individual coping
with Friday's tragic event," said David R. Fusco, president, Anthem Blue
Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.
About Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health
Plans, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield
Association. ® ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance
Companies, Inc. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are
registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in
Connecticut is available at www.anthem.com.
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