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Behavioral Health Benefits and EAP Benefits

Employees under Tufts Health Plan Navigator, Tufts Health Plan Spirit or the UniCare State Indemnity Plans (Basic, Community Choice, PLUS, and Medicare Extension) can learn about getting help with mental health issues and substance abuse disorders.

Beacon Health Options is the behavioral health provider for Tufts Health Plan Navigator, Tufts Health Plan Spirit and the UniCare State Indemnity Plans (Basic, Community Choice, PLUS, and Medicare Extension).

One in four Americans are living with mental illness and 22 million have a substance use disorder. Yet, misconception and misinformation have left many people with behavioral health needs afraid to seek the help they need to recover. Beacon Health Options gives enrollees the ability to leave healthier lives while breaking misconceptions and stigmas associated with these illnesses.

What You Should Know

Only enrollees in UniCare Plans, Tufts Navigator and Tufts Spirit Plans are eligible for Beacon Health Options services.  For Behavioral Health/Substance Use Disorder benefits for other GIC health plans, contact the individual health plan.

Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits for the UniCare State Indemnity Plan (Basic, Community Choice, Medicare Extension (OME) and PLUS), and Tufts Health Plan Navigator and Spirit are provided by Beacon Health Options. Beacon offers a full range of confidential, professional behavioral health and substance use disorder services. Beacon clinical staff can help you find a conveniently located network provider and will work with you to make sure you receive the help you need, when you need it. The attached charts provide an overview of behavioral health and substance use disorder benefits.

Please download the at-a-glance charts of your behavioral health/substance use disorder benefits below.

Additional Resources

Enrollee Assistance Program (EAP) Benefits

Beacon Health Options offers Enrollee Assistance Program (EAP) benefits members of the UniCare State Indemnity Plans and Tufts Navigator/Spirit.  These include counseling benefits for concerns including:

  • Family
  • Workplace
  • Financial
  • Legal
  • Stress management

Online videos and articles provide a wealth of resources to help you navigate life’s ups and downs.  Additionally, you have legal benefits including a 30-minute consultation with a local, independent attorney per legal issue with discounted rates beyond the initial consultation.  There are also financial counseling benefits to help you with credit repair, debt management and consolidation and budgeting.

For additional information about your mental health and substance abuse benefits, including transition and EAP benefits, contact Beacon any time of day, seven days a week.


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