Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of an EAP?

EAP-s have shown to benefit different areas of employees personal and workplace lives:

  • Improving work adjustments, engagement, productivity and enhancing performance
  • Enhancing team building
  • Assisting with job retention, decrease in absenteeism (being away from work for any reason) and presenteeism (being present at work with decreased mental and/or physical functioning, where functioning is the ability to deal with day to day tasks)
  • Decrease in workplace distress and improvement in quality of work-life
  • Presented problem improvement
  • Improvement in personal health
  • Improvement in life satisfaction
  • Better overall functioning
  • Resource: Beulah Joseph, Arlene Walker & Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz (2017): Evaluating the effectiveness of employee assistance programmes: a systematic review, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/1359432X.2017.1374245