Work-Life Balance

Making Referrals to the EAP – Part 1 of 2

Making Referrals to the EAP – Part 1 of 2

Dealing with performance problems may be one of the most common and challenging aspects of a supervisor or manager’s job.  Your employee assistance program can partner with you to help employees cope with some of the more trying twists and turns of life that can impact work performance.

SPOTLIGHT ON SUICIDE

SPOTLIGHT ON SUICIDE

According to the CDC, suicide is one of the leading cause of death in the United States.  It claims more lives than automobile accidents or opioids and yet in some cases the numbers of suicides are under-reported as families want to hide the reasoning behind the death of a loved one. This secrecy exposes the stigma. The silence perpetuates the problem.

Managing Workplace Trauma: Part 1 of 2

Managing Workplace Trauma: Part 1 of 2

An important feature of an employee assistance program is the ability to quickly respond with onsite intervention services when employees are exposed to a traumatic event such as the sudden loss of a colleague, acts of violence, robbery, or a workplace accident.

What to Look for in an EAP - A Three-Part Series, Part 1: Assessing Your Needs

What to Look for in an EAP - A Three-Part Series, Part 1: Assessing Your Needs

What should you look for when selecting an Employee Assistance program?  Well, that depends on who you are.  EAPs are not all the same.  One size does not fit all.  Before comparing employee assistance programs, carefully assess your organization’s needs.

Job Pressure...the leading cause of stress in the U.S.?

Job Pressure...the leading cause of stress in the U.S.?

Mental health issues now are the leading cause of illness in the workplace. A study conducted by the American Institute of Stress in 2014 showed that job pressure was the leading cause of stress in the U.S.