Tag: Employee Assisted Programs (EAPs)

Mental Health at Work: It’s Time to Start Talking about It

Posted: September 24, 2018

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“Mental illness is the single greatest cause of worker disability in the United States.” – National Alliance on Mental Illness Considering this startling fact, you may wonder why there isn’t more focus on mental health in the workplace. Our experience as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider to hundreds of small and large businesses has [...] Read Post

Addressing Employee Alcohol and Drug Issues in the Workplace

Posted: July 24, 2018

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Lehigh Valley-Based EAP Provides Support with this Sensitive Topic Identifying and intervening appropriately with employees who use are using substances at work can be very challenging for employers. What’s the best way to approach suspected users? What are the legal implications of calling them out? And, how do you treat marijuana use, as legislation [...] Read Post

Caring for the Caregivers at Work

Posted: January 25, 2016

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Larry (identity changed) was a single father who shared with me a terrifying experience he had recently. You see, Larry went into a diabetic coma, and was fortunately found by another family member who contacted emergency medical services. While speaking with him, the nurse and health coach in me wondered if this hard working father [...] Read Post