NGCare Mental Health Support

When life’s challenges come your way, we are here to help you reach your personal and professional goals, manage the challenges of life and bounce back from adversity. 

NGCare Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential guidance and support to help employees, family and household members. Confidential support from ComPsych offers an enhanced user experience using their Guidance ResourcesSM

Your ComPsych® NGCare program offers someone to talk to and resources to consult whenever and wherever you need them.

Call: 800-982-8161

TTY: 800-697-0353

Your toll-free number gives you direct, 24/7 access to a GuidanceConsultantSM, who will answer your questions and, if needed, refer you to a counselor or other resources.

Online: or Single Sign On

When accessing the site the first time, use NGCare for the WebID.

App: GuidanceNowSM Web ID: NGCare

Never a need to enroll—and never a cost to you.

Log on today to connect directly with a GuidanceConsultantSM about your issue or to consult articles, podcasts, videos and other helpful tools.

According to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), seeking mental health services does not affect one’s ability to gain or hold clearance eligibility.

The EAP is available at no cost. If you or a family member want to see a professional counselor, you will get eight free sessions per family member per issue per year. 

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Anthem and Kaiser offer resources to employees and eligible family members to help everyone achieve and sustain emotional well-being and help cope with the demands of work and personal lives.  Access resources by calling the member services number on the back of your medical ID card. Visit the links below to learn more.

Managers and supervisors are encouraged to seek support when they need advice or a workplace consultation. Topics include coaching to address employee performance or personal concerns, managing team conflict and strengthening work group inclusion and engagement. The dedicated Northrop Grumman line at 800-982-8161 offers confidential support from licensed professionals.

During the most stressful times, mindfulness can help you train your mind and slow it down to focus on the present. Learn and practice mindfulness during your day. Join NGCare each week for guided mindfulness exercises. Learn more

Mindfulness Micro-Breaks:
Join a live 10-minute, guided practice

  • Calm the mind
  • Reduce stress
  • Boost energy
  • Increase focus

Tuesdays at 12:15pm PT/3:15pm ET

Wednesdays at 9:15am PT/12:15pm ET

Mindfulness 101

This 30-minute workshop introduces participants to the well-being benefits of mindfulness to reduce stress and improve focus and well-being.

3rd Thursday of every month at 9am PT/12pm ET

New! Mondays in Motion

Improve mood by releasing muscle tension and promoting relaxation with a 10-minute guided stretch break.

Start your week off right with Mondays in Motion, 10-minute stretch breaks each week! Flexibility training, or stretching, can have many physical benefits and can improve mood by releasing muscle tension and promoting relaxation. To experience these benefits, healthcare professionals recommend stretching two to three times per week or more if possible. Please consult with your doctor before engaging in this activity.

View previously recorded Monday in Motion videos.

9am PT/12pm ET

12pm PT/3pm ET

NG Webinar Library

Learn about upcoming webinars and view previously recorded webinars on various aspects of emotional well-being, mental health and work-life topics.

ComPsych® GuidanceResources®

ComPsych® is a worldwide leader of fully integrated Employee Assistance Programs, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR, FMLA and absence management. Guidance Resources Online offers tools and support for mental health, daily living and legal and financial information. Access their website to find:

  • Articles, podcasts, videos, slideshows
  • On-demand trainings
  • “Ask the Expert” personal responses to your questions

Additionally, one of the features on the Guidance Resources Online site is the myStrength® digital tool. The myStrength® is available to all employees and family members. The platform offers interactive behavioral health tools and resources. Log on for:

  • Guided programs on anxiety, chronic pain, depression, mindfulness, sleep, stress, substance use and more
  • Tools and resources for parenting, caretaking, gratitude, resilience and goal-setting