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Apr 20, 2022
Mental Health Support Is Top Concern for Both Employers and Employees

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With continued uncertainty and concerns driven by the war in Ukraine, rising costs, a new call to return to the office, and the prolonged pandemic, stress levels are at an all-time high affecting people’s mental health and emotional well-being. According to a poll by ComPsych®, the world’s largest provider of employee assistance, work-life and absence management services, 50 percent of employers say mental health support for their employees is the area of greatest concern and need today. When asked themselves, nearly 100 percent of employees polled say mental health support is top concern.

Jan 12, 2022
Employee Leave Requests Spike As Omicron Cases Continue to Surge

Chicago, IL  January 12, 2022 –The quick-spreading Omicron variant continues to create new and urgent challenges for employers.  ComPsych, the world’s largest employee assistance and behavioral health provider and the leader in absence management services, reports a spike in employee leave requests in the last 2 weeks with roughly 40 percent related to Covid.  As infections rise and more schools across the country switch back to virtual classes or close, working parents are stretched thin managing childcare, illness and worries.   

Nov 4, 2021
Employee Mental Health Issues Intensify

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Employees’ mental health has become a serious issue in the workplace and employers face growing responsibility to stem the tide. According to a customer poll by ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of behavioral health and well-being services, 87 percent of employers say the mental health of their employees is their biggest well-being concern.

Sep 27, 2021
ComPsych Picks Its 2021 Health @Work Award Winners

Customers Honored For Outstanding Efforts to Improve the Health and Well-being of Employees During Challenging Time

CHICAGO, IL., September 27/BusinessWire/ ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of behavioral health and well-being services, today announced the winners of the 2021 Health @Work℠ Awards.  Now in its 17th year, the customer awards recognize organizations who are improving the health and well-being of their employees with innovative, multi-platform programs.     

Sep 22, 2021
Burnout Could Be New Contagion

ComPsych Poll Confirms Need for Employers to Act Now

CHICAGO, IL., September 22/BusinessWire/As the world struggles with what feels like an almost constant back-and-forth pendulum swing, business leaders are navigating an increasingly intricate workplace that includes a new contagion, burnout. According to a poll by ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of behavioral health and well-being services, 57 percent of employers say employee burnout is affecting turnover, retention and productivity at their company.  Approximately 40 percent are concerned about declining employee engagement and morale.   

Sep 13, 2021
Rates of Teen Suicide and Suicidal Ideation Surge –Tied to Pandemic

Chicago, IL September 10, 2021/Business Wire- Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens and young adults, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), teens are of growing concern with rates of suicidal ideation and attempts nearly twice as high compared to pre- pandemic times. ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of integrated behavioral health and well-being services, has seen a double-digit increase in calls related to anxiety and depression worries with their teens and a 35% spike in corporate requests for employee suicide awareness and prevention training. 

Aug 11, 2021
More Employers Contemplate Mandating Vaccinations and Masks as Delta Variant Cases and Fears Increase

CHICAGO, IL, August 12/Business Wire/As employers continue efforts to get back to a new normal, the highly contagious Delta variant and return to mask recommendation by the CDC are upending return to the office plans and leading many to contemplate mandates.  According to a poll by ComPsych®, the world’s largest provider of behavioral, mental health and wellbeing services, 33% of employers are either mandating or considering mandating vaccinations of their employees and 72% are mandating masks or considering reinstating use in the office. 

Jul 23, 2021
Delta Variant Emerges As Big Inhibitor of Employee Return to the Workplace

CHICAGO, IL, July 22, 2021 / Safety concerns, feeling overwhelmed and child care challenges are complicating a return to the workplace for many employees. According to the latest ComPsych® Tell It Now ℠ poll, released by ComPsych, the world’s largest provider of comprehensive behavioral health and wellbeing solutions, worries about the Delta variant and getting sick are of greatest concern.

Apr 2, 2021
New ComPsych® Report: Employee Leaves Surge During COVID-19

CHICAGO – Mar. 29, 2021 – Today, FMLASource® (a ComPsych® company) released its summary report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on employer absence programs. According to FMLASource data, leave usage increased substantially due to new pandemic-related leaves. Organizations with less than 500 employees were the most affected, seeing overall leave usage increase by more than 28%.

Dec 3, 2020
New ComPsych® Report Available: The Pandemic’s Effect on FMLA/ADA: A Perfect Storm of Changing Rules

CHICAGO – Dec. 1, 2020 – Over the past several months, as the pandemic swept across the U.S., we at FMLASource® (a ComPsych® company) saw a multitude of changes at both the federal and state level to expand the Family and Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act to protect workers in the event that COVID-19 necessitates leave.

Nov 5, 2020
New ComPsych Poll Reveals Employee Anxieties About Returning to the Workplace

CHICAGO – Oct. 26, 2020 – ComPsych released today the results of its latest Tell It Now poll, asking employees what they worried about most in the return-to-work process.

May 29, 2020
ComPsych Launches 16th Annual Health at Work Award Call for Entries

CHICAGO – May 29, 2020 – National award to recognize employer innovation in wellness and highlight how programs have adapted during COVID-19. 

May 18, 2020
Almost Half of U.S. Employees Feel Generalized Anxiety Much of the Time from COVID-19, According to ComPsych Poll

CHICAGO – May 18, 2020 – ComPsych released today the results of its Tell It Now(SM) poll, asking employees how COVID-19 has affected their sense of well-being.

Apr 6, 2020
U.S. Employees’ Biggest COVID-19 Fear Is Related to the Economy, Jobs

CHICAGO – April 6, 2020 – ComPsych released today the results of its Tell It NowSM poll, asking employees what concerns them most about the coronavirus pandemic.

Jan 28, 2020
ComPsych® Corporation Continues Aggressive Growth with Opening of St. Louis Office
Oct 22, 2019
More than One-third of Employees Say “People Issues” Cause the Most Stress at Work

Twenty percent of employees are missing six or more days per year due to stress

Oct 17, 2019
ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2019 Health at Work(SM) Award Winners: Emory University, Havertys Furniture, Council on Foreign Relations and City of Colville

CHICAGO – Oct. 17, 2019 – ComPsych announced the 2019 winners today for its 15th-annual Health at Work(SM) Awards...

Apr 24, 2019
ComPsych Launches 15th Annual Health at Work Award Call for Entries

CHICAGO – April 24, 2019, National award to recognize employer innovation in promoting workforce wellness.

Dec 17, 2018
The Benefits (and Risks) of the Mental-Health Day

CHICAGO – Dec. 17, 2018 – More people are experiencing mental-health problems at work...

Dec 10, 2018
Almost 60 Percent of Employees Feel Isolated at Work, According to ComPsych Survey

CHICAGO – Dec. 10, 2018 – Some 57 percent of employees say they feel isolated at work, according to a Tell It NowSM survey released by ComPsych® Corporation today.

Dec 3, 2018
How to Alleviate Stress and Ask for Help, Without Appearing Weak

CHICAGO – Dec. 3, 2018 – A recent survey by ComPsych found that the top five causes of stress are...

Aug 21, 2018
More than Half of U.S. Employees Say Technology Makes Them Feel Isolated

CHICAGO – Aug. 21, 2018 some 57 percent say phones, social media keep people from being present and having live interactions.


May 14, 2018
Crisis Counseling Related to Shootings Increased 300 Percent from 2015 to 2017, According to ComPsych Report

CHICAGO – May 14, 2018 – ComPsych® Corporation today released a three-year report detailing crisis counseling requests from its more than 45,000 customers.

Apr 16, 2018
ComPsych Launches 14th Annual Health at Work Award Call for Entries

CHICAGO – April 16, 2018 – ComPsych® Corporation announced today the call for entries for the 14th annual Health at Work AwardSM, honoring organizations who have demonstrated commitment to promoting health and wellness for their employees.

Jan 16, 2018
Three Out of Five Employees Lack Time or Motivation to Stick to New Year’s Health Resolutions, According to ComPsych Survey

CHICAGO – Jan. 16, 2018 – Some 64 percent of employees – three out of five – say they lack the time or motivation to persist with their New Year’s resolutions, according to Tell It NowSM survey results released from ComPsych today. Another 15 percent say invitations to dinner and drinks are a major obstacle to reaching health goals in the new year. 

Oct 30, 2017
Three out of Five Employees Are Highly Stressed, According to ComPsych Survey

Almost 60 percent of employees report high stress levels; 31 percent of employees say “people issues” are the top cause of stress.

Sep 18, 2017
ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2017 Health at WorkSM Award Winners: Froedtert Health; Latham & Watkins; Fulton County, Ohio and Alexandria Renew Enterprises

CHICAGO – Sept. 18, 2017 – ComPsych announced today the Gold winners of its 13th-annual Health at Work Award...

Aug 7, 2017
Wellness Report 2017: High Rate of Employees Are Taking Medication for Chronic Conditions; Almost One-Third Have Experienced a Recent Major Life Change, According to ComPsych

CHICAGO – Aug. 7, 2017 – ComPsych today released its yearly aggregate report of health assessments across its book of business...

Apr 4, 2017
ComPsych Launches 13th Annual Health at Work Award Call for Entries

National award to recognize employer innovation in promoting workforce wellness...

Mar 20, 2017
Digital Distraction at Work: Almost 20 Percent of Workers Check Social Media More than 10 Times During Workday, According to ComPsych

Training related to 'digital mindfulness' can help bring more focus and fulfillment to the workplace...

Oct 31, 2016
ComPsych® Report Reveals Generational Differences in Employee Stressors

-- Millennials have highest rate of anxiety; GenXers have most relationship issues

Sep 26, 2016
ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2016 Health at WorkSM Award Winners: City of Houston, Battelle, Sunrise Medical and alligatortek

CHICAGO – Sept. 26, 2016 – ComPsych announced today the Gold winners of its 12th-annual Health at Work Award:  City of Houston,...

Aug 9, 2016
Health Coaching Tops Employees’ Wish List for Achieving Wellness Goals -- Employees choose personal health coach over fitness technology 3:1

CHICAGO – Aug. 9, 2016 – More than one-third of employees list personal health coaching as their top...

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Apr 2, 2021
Star Courier

OSF Focuses on Employees During Pandemic

In January, OSF HealthCare added an employee assistance program as part of the company’s “Total Rewards.” The new program is designed to help OSF staff  deal with the stresses of the pandemic and make other aspects of employees' lives a little easier as well.

Dec 18, 2020
Yahoo! Finance

ComPsych® Corp. Announces 2020 Health at Work℠ Award Winners: Fresenius Medical Care, MSC Industrial Supply, OMNOVA Solutions and Carenodes

ComPsych® announced the 2020 winners today for its 16th-annual Health at Work℠ Awards

Apr 11, 2020
The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Moves to Strengthen Mental-Health Services as Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Systemic Strains

Anxiety, grief, job loss precipitate surge in calls to crisis centers; more funding sought

Mar 3, 2020
Employee Benefit News

Feeling Anxious over Coronavirus? This EAP Can Help

Employers have placed travel bans and asked sick employees to work remotely in an effort to prevent outbreaks of coronavirus...

Jan 31, 2020
St. Louis Post-Dispatch


ComPsych Corp. expanded to St. Louis with the opening of a new office in the One Metro Square building.

Jan 25, 2020
Daily Scanner

Three Major Sources of Work-related Stress  

According to Entrepreneur, about 79 percent of workers in America are “sometimes or frequently” stressed and two-thirds of the country’s workforce has experienced some level of burnout.

Jan 9, 2020

11 Alexa Productivity Hacks to Help You Plan Your Day

With balancing work, a personal life and a social life, checking everything off your list is easier said than done.

Dec 1, 2019
HR Executive

By the Numbers

Percentage of employees who are missing more than six days...

Oct 28, 2019

Employers Enhance Emotional and Mental Health Benefits for 2020

To improve the effectiveness of well-being benefits, "organizations are looking at EAP potential with a fresh set of eyes...

Sep 24, 2019
HR Dive

U-Haul Expands Benefits to Include Mental Health and Wellness Services

U-Haul International announced Monday that it’s expanding its benefits to include mental health coverage...

Sep 23, 2019
Yahoo! Finance

U-Haul Expands Employee Benefits to Address Mental Health

U-Haul International is shining a light on mental health as it expands benefits and resources for more than 30,000 Team Members across the U.S. and Canada. 

Aug 14, 2019

Next-Generation EAPs 

Dale Grenolds, Executive Vice President at EAP provider CompPsych...