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Frequently Asked Questions about Employee Assistance Program for Employers

Q. What can an EAP do for my organization?  

A. Employees are an organization’s most valuable asset and to stay competitive in today’s market, organizations rely on their employees to perform at their best. At any given time up to 20% of your employees may be struggling with personal problems that affect their work performance. Having an EAP is a cost-effective way to support your employees.  

Employee assistance programs provide professional, confidential help to address problems before they become crises. An EAP can help your organization:

  • Increase productivity
  • Improve employee morale and satisfaction
  • Reduce on-the-job accidents
  • Decrease absenteeism

The bottom line is that proactive, early interventions through EAP services reduce costs and add value to the lives of your employees.

Q. What can an EAP do for our employees?
A. The EAP provides employees access to qualified professionals who can address personal and work-related issues before they interfere with work performance.

The EAP is a resource your employees can turn to when they are struggling with:

  • Relationship conflicts
  • Family stressors
  • Emotional issues
  • Drug or alcohol problems

Q. How do I learn more about setting up an EAP with FamilyMeans?

A. Call 1-800-327-3203 or 651-439-4840 and ask to speak with the EAP Coordinator.

FamilyMeans is a nonprofit agency inspiring trust, clarity, confidence and hope since 1963.