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Employee Assistance Programs

Employee Assistance Programs generally improves the welfare of a workers going through a difficult time.  Employee Assistance Programs should allow employees to obtain short term counseling, problem referrals or assessments on the following issues:

  • Substance abuse
  • Stress
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Psychological symptoms or mental health disorders
  • Marital or family-related difficulties, such as child or elder care
  • Domestic violence
  • Divorce
  • Legal and Financial concerns
  • Compulsive or addictive behavior such as gambling
  • Catastrophic medical conditions

An effective Employee Assistance Program can improve employee morale and productivity, while reducing absenteeism and health care costs.  Employees should also feel confident that personal information will not be disclosed to anyone.

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