Tag: Small Employers

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

Use of Illicit Drugs by U.S. Workers on the Rise

Posted: July 24, 2018

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HealthWorks Expands Drug Testing Program with Oral Fluid Collection Device The national focus on prescription opioids has driven abuse of those drugs down over the last year, according to a 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s the good news. Even so, the number of American workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana [...] Read Post

First Leadership in Wellness Recognition Awards Presented at 2018 LVBCH Annual Conference

Posted: May 22, 2018

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From left, LVBCH President Carl Seitz; LVBCH Chairman of the Board Bob Johnston; Richard King; Terry Capuano; Deborah Faulkinberry; Amanda Greene; and Kevin Davis, subcommittee member. BeneFIT Corporate Wellness, regional provider of workplace health and wellness services, sponsored an award for corporate leaders who are taking a pro-active role in promoting employee well-being and a [...] Read Post

Employers: Plan Today for Health Care Savings Down the Road

Posted: December 19, 2017

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Four modifiable health risk behaviors — lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption — are responsible for much of the illness, suffering, and early death related to chronic disease.* Chronic disease contributes significantly to health care costs and lower productivity. Wouldn’t you like to help your employees prevent or manage [...] Read Post