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

August 1, 2013

August 1, 2013

National Underwriter

Top 10 Employee Health Problems: U.S. is World’s Most Anxious Country A new study by ComPsych reveals how daily lifestyle choices affect employees' overall health and how these choices contribute to the top 10 health problems experienced by ...
Read more ››

July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013

Four Trends for Workplace of the Future

The Mental Health Piece Many of us live in a state of constant connectivity, which could be a contributing factor to workers’ anxiety. The Hartford’s data shows behavioral health, such as anxiety, is one of the top three ...
Read more ››

July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013

Risk & Insurance

The Mental Health Piece An underlying culprit of poor health management is the lack of a coordinated strategy to meeting the patient's health needs through a whole-health approach that includes mental health solutions. Data continues to prove ...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››

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...
Read more ››