News Articles on Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Wellness and More

Feb. 23, 2015

Feb. 23, 2015

HR & Talent Management

Why Your Employees Won’t Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions (Hint:  It’s Your Fault)It’s no surprise that most people don’t keep these New Year’s resolutions. However, it might surprise you to discover who workers blame when they f...
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Dec. 21, 2014

Dec. 21, 2014

Crain's Chicago Business

More Wellness Programs Promote Emotional Well-Being While most organizations start a wellness program to address the physical health of workers, Northwest Community Healthcare began its initiative with a somewhat different approach. “We wa...
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Nov. 21, 2014

Nov. 21, 2014

HR Advisor

Give Your Employees Stress Relief—the Gift That Keeps on Giving The latest StressPulse report by ComPsych, a provider of employee assistance programs, found that 64 percent of employees report high levels of stress. Noted ComPsych CEO Dr. Richard A. Cha...
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July 9, 2013

July 9, 2013

HR Executive

Taking Wellness to the Next Level According to a recent Mayo Clinic study, people who use wellness centers are likely to experience an increase in their physical quality-of-life scores but not mental quality-of-life scores. The researchers concluded tha...
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June 6, 2013

June 6, 2013

Employee Benefit News

FMLA Absences on the Rise, and Some Industries Harder Hit Than Others ComPsych reports that FMLA absences are on the rise, and that some industries – hospitality, call centers and government entities among them – are hit disproportionally b...
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June 5, 2013

June 5, 2013

Workforce Management

Fielding All Calls The American Association of Suicidology's latest data show more men committed suicide than women. Yet when it comes to calls fielded by employee assistance providers, women make up a substantially higher percentage of call vol...
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June 2, 2013

June 2, 2013

Business Insurance

EAPs Should Be Measured by Achievement of Objectives Midsize employers seeking to gauge the effectiveness of their employee assistance programs should focus on whether the EAP is achieving the objectives set when it was implemented. If the objecti...
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June 1, 2013

June 1, 2013

Benefit Selling

Survey Reveals Demographic Differences in EAPs Based on demographics, employee assistance programs can vary by use, according to a new ComPsych Corp. survey that looks at gender, age and industry differences across millions of EAP and work-life calls...
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May 7, 2013

May 7, 2013

Employee Benefit News

Who Calls EAP Resource Lines for Assistance and Why Employees seek advice from EAP/work-life resource hot lines for myriad reasons ranging from professional and financial concerns to help with mental health issues and substance abuse problems. T...
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April 25, 2013

April 25, 2013

Forbes

Work Stress Directly Linked to Heart Disease, Again Stressful situations at work are once again linked to cardiovascular disease. German researchers tracked biological markers in the blood associated with stress, revealing an escalated inflammatory response...
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April 25, 2013

April 25, 2013

Fox Sports

Inside the Psychology of the NFL Draft Top draft picks are human beings who happen to be possessing a really good skill set, says Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, founder, chairman and CEO of ComPsych. Expectations that we have for them is that they really aren...
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