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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 services aren’t […]

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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 […]

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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 lifetime cases of mental illness begin by the […]

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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 that negatively impact their performance at work. EAPs can also include training and development of employees […]

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