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Employee Assistance Program

Information for Employers

Employee Assistance Program - For Employers

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is an employee benefit program offered at no cost to the employee and their dependents; fees are paid by the employer.  An EAP is intended to help employees deal with personal problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health, and well-being. Through the Employee Assistance Program, the Business Resource Center offers individual and family counseling for employees and dependents of area companies. Confidentiality is maintained in accordance with privacy laws and ethical standards.

Think of an EAP as the mental health component of your employee’s health benefits. It is designed to enhance employee health and productivity through prevention, identification, and resolution of personal and family problems that might interfere with work. It is an integral component of a Drug Free Workplace.

Employee Assistance Programs, which provide a three to five times ROI, have been shown to:

  • Reduce absenteeism
  • Increase Employee Engagement
  • Decrease utilization of insurance
  • Decrease turnover
  • Improve productivity
  • Improve employee morale

Our staff also offers mental wellness training, educational sessions, and trauma response for your organization should a death, industrial accident, robbery or other trauma occur.