April 2022 Toolkit: A Bit More Information on EAPs

April 2022 Toolkit: A Bit More Information on EAPs

  • The normalization of mental health resources in the workplace is the wave of the future, and now is the time to take a closer look at your EAPs and make sure they are as robust as they can be. 
  • Don’t have an EAP or looking to make yours more impactful? Considering they can lead to better performance, higher growth, and a happier and healthier workforce, it’s something to consider. Here’s some more reasons and choices for you. 
  • Do EAPs help? Most studies, including one where 86 percent of people who were suicidal when they engaged with their EAP were no longer suicidal at the 2-year follow-up, seem to think so
  • One national EAP rolled out a self-use app and discovered that 15% of employees utilized the app (as opposed to the 4.5% that used the more traditional approach), and they all saw a symptom reduction in depression, anxiety, avoidance and fear. 
  • Here’s a guide to The Top 9 Best Employee Assistance Program Providers as rated by a leading HR and recruiting software review company. They took into account such features as cost effectiveness, user experience, and response time.
  • The biggest problem with EAPs is they go unused, often times due to the stigma associated with seeking help for mental health issues. How can we change that