• A Researcher’s Inside Look at the Impact of Employee Assistance Programs

      Milot, Marc (International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, 2020-02)
      Many employers and plan sponsors utilize external employee assistance programs (EAPs) to help address the growing challenge of mental health concerns among employees. While past research had difficulty assessing the direct value of EAPs, new studies indicate that EAPs can help improve psychological health in the workplace and reduce associated costs. The author also covers what to look for when evaluating EAP providers and measuring program returns.