• Integration Insights Column #3: EAP Partnerships Across Health Care Segments

      Attridge, Mark (Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), 2015-07-01)
      This column focuses on cost-based segments of care across the health care continuum – ranging from prevention to chronic disease. This is how employers “see” their overall health care costs each year. Understanding this view can help EAPs to better position their services as a partner to other programs in each cost segment.
    • Integration Insights Column #8: EAP Integration with Behavioral Health Risk Management

      Attridge, Mark (Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), 2017-10)
      This column addresses the integration of EAPs with other workplace services. Today’s topic explores what employee assistance providers can do to better manage the behavioral health risks of the workplaces they serve.
    • The Opioid Epidemic: A Team Based Approach to Prevention

      Bennett, Joel B. (WorldatWork, 2018-01)
      We are in the grips of an opioid epidemic. You only need to peek under the surface to see that the pain giving rise to addiction is both psychological and societal. National studies show increases in suicide rates, alcoholism, depression, sleep, fatigue and stress. Now add in the rise of stress-related disorders, positive drug-test rates and social polarization, and it's clear the effect on worker health and productivity is serious.