PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

General Public

In addition to the services Health Promotion Northwest provides to local employers, the EAP has also made several services available to the local public. 

These services include:

Substance Abuse Professional Services

Health Promotion Northwest is the only provider in Whatcom County qualified to meet federal guidelines with regard to drug and alcohol policies. We are qualified to provide evaluations as well as trainings for supervisors and employees. 

Critical Incident/Traumatic Stress Management Services

Health Promotion Northwest has many years of experience specializing in supporting employers and employees impacted by traumatic events (e.g., tragic event, fire, illness, death, etc.).


Health Promotion Northwest provides trainings, on a fee-for-service basis, to help deal with family and work-related issues. These trainings include:

  • Anger Management for Employees
  • Communication Training for Supervisors and Managers
  • Communication Training for Work Teams
  • Customer Service with the Mentally Ill (for Public Service Employers)
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Diversity Issues for the Workplace
  • Introduction to Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Managing Change in the Work World
  • Managing Chronic Critical Incident Stress
  • Managing Work Stress
  • Preventing and Addressing Sexual Harassment Problems in the Workplace
  • Preventing and Dealing with Violence in the Workplace
  • Recognizing and Dealing with Depression
  • Shift Work: Coping with Alternative Time Schedules
  • Succeeding with Difficult Conversations
  • Team Building
  • Time Management
  • Customized Trainings