EAP Effectiveness

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Study Highlights Benefits of Using Local Employee Assistance Program Providers

For almost 40 years, Southwest EAP has been providing employee assistance program services for businesses in Little Rock and Arkansas.  While our clients are convinced of the value of our services, companies that do not currently provide EAP services for their employees often want to quantify the ROI they can expect to realize from offering EAP services.  Though many of them can easily see the theoretical benefits of EAPs, they want to know… View More

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What It Means to Keep Employees Engaged

If you’re in management, you know how important employee engagement is. Without it, your company won’t be as successful as it should be. But how can you get employees to be more productive when you aren’t in the position to hand out raises? Read on to find ways you can motivate employees and keep them engaged without breaking your bank account.What Is an Engaged Employee?According to… View More

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Multiple Generation Workplace Management

Human resource executives and managers face a myriad of challenges when it comes to the management of multiple generations in the workplace. A typical large organization with several employees is likely to have at least five distinct generations working under the same team in different departments. Each generation has… View More

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Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) – The What, Why and How

When personal problems spill over into the workplace, they can cause undue stress, lower productivity, and create uncomfortable working conditions. Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are confidential and short-term counseling services that can help employees facing personal or professional challenges… View More

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Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

 Mental illness is a medical condition, but it is often surrounded by stigma or stereotypes that prevent people from getting the help they need. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 Americans lives with a mental health condition. And, approximately half of all… View More

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Why an EAP May Be the Best Choice for Your Organization

Employee Assistance Programs include a variety of employee wellness strategies. EAP programs often include counseling, training, advice and policies designed to support employees and develop a successful work-life balance. They offer help to resolve challenges that impact work, though the problems don't have to be caused by workplace issues. As employers seek innovative ways to recruit and retain employees, an increasing number are… View More

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Why Don't More Employees Use EAP Services?

Let's discuss one of the best-kept secrets in the business world: Employee Assistance Programs. As an increasing number of employers offer this valuable benefit, a shockingly low number of employees actually utilize it.  The reasons for this are varied, yet boil down to four key points. That is, people are concerned that the… View More

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Depression in the Workplace: How EAPs Help

It wasn't long ago that the world was shaken by the tragic suicide of award-winning actor Robin Williams. Many people outwardly questioned how someone so gifted and funny could take their own life. At the same time, it served as a sobering reminder that depression is a serious condition and exists all around us.According… View More

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How an EAP Can Help Reduce Sick Leave

It’s a fact: Healthy employees are more productive, have fewer absences, and are more engaged overall, which can result in a positive impact on your company’s bottom line. However, according to a recent poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Foundation, the Harvard Opinion Research Program, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, employees agree that their jobs and workplaces have an impact on their health, but not necessarily… View More

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Kids and the Internet – Keeping Them Safe

Computers and the Internet have become an important part of our lives, and our children’s lives. An estimated 77 million American children and teens are now online, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Kids spend time online messaging, chatting, searching, and surfing. Although most of these Internet experiences are likely… View More