The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers’ Member Assistance Program (MAP) provides confidential telephone crisis intervention, referral and information services to BAC members in the U.S. and Canada.
MAP provides members with a place to turn for help in coping with personal problems that interfere with job performance or home life. MAP services are offered at no cost to active and retired union members and their families. Members’ privacy is fully protected.
The Referral Process: How MAP Works
Active and retired union members and their families may call toll-free to speak confidentially to MAP’s licensed mental health professional, Dr. Karen Grear, at 1-833-MAP TALK (1-833-627-8255). Calls are generally accepted from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday. While many calls are answered immediately, if Dr. Grear is responding to another call, members are given the option to leave a confidential voicemail message for a return call.
With the member’s permission, Dr. Grear does the legwork on behalf of the member by contacting insurance representatives and locating community referrals uniquely tailored to an individual’s specific situation and needs. MAP also assists uninsured members to connect with services.