Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work-Life services support employees in dealing with the personal and work-related concerns that can increase their stress and lessen their productivity.
EAPs help employees with issues of well-being, stress or productivity. The services and resources address challenges such as:
Employees’ personal challenges can negatively affect their work. They may be less productive because they’re distracted by emotional, financial, or daily-life concerns, or spending hours on the phone seeking services for an aging parent, or even missing work days because childcare fell through.
These services can help employees deal with the issues that distract them, leaving them better able to focus on work. Our members noted real improvements in their:
The vast majority – 95-96% - of our members who used the EAP and Work-life services said they would use these services again.2 And members saved an average of four to eight hours when using our Work-Life Services for assistance with childcare, adult care, and convenience services, such as vacation planning and consumer information.3
1 Naweed Alzaman, MD, Siddharth A. Wartak MD, MRCP, Jennifer Friderici MS, Michael B. Rothberg MD, MPH, “Effect of patients’ awareness of CVD risk factors on health-related behaviors,” Southern Medical Journal, Volume: 106, Issue: 11 (November, 2013): 606–609.
2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Increase Productivity: Workplace health programs can increase productivity.” Last reviewed October 23, 2013, accessed July 1, 2014.
3 Sandra Levy, “CDC: Now Is the Time for Everyone to Get a Flu Shot,” Healthline.com, posted September 18, 2014.