Facts & Benefits

Workplace Facts

…research shows that each dollar invested in an Employee Assistance Program saves the employer $5.00-$16.00. (US Dept. of Labor) According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression and anxiety disorders affect 19 million adults annually. You may be surprised to learn that:

  • 70% of all adult illegal drug users are employed. (Center for Substance Abuse Treatment)

  • On a daily basis, 1 in 5 employees is being negatively affected by a personal issue. (Global Business and Economic Round Table on Addictions and Mental Health)

  • 1 in 5 employees who call in sick are suffering from stress rather than an illness. (Commerce Clearing House, Inc.)

  • Drug-reliant employees incur 300% higher medical costs and benefits, miss work 3 more weeks per year, use 2.5 times more medical benefits, have accidents 3.6 times more often, and are 5 times more likely to file a workers compensation claim. (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

  • Almost half of employees cite stress and personal issues as the most common reason for work absence and 44% of employees say they come to work at least once a quarter too stressed to be effective. (HR Magazine)

 

The Benefits of Work/Life Solutions

We can help you achieve and maintain a healthy workforce through training sessions, counseling, intervention, consultation, and a variety of other services that can be customized for your needs. When your employee develops a personal problem for which he or she could use counseling or support, Work/Life Solutions can be there to help. We provide qualified, expert, and confidential professional services to employees and their families. We can assist with personal or work-related issues that affect their work, productivity, and overall well-being, such as:

  • stress

  • marital or family problems

  • alcohol and/or other drug abuse issues

  • gambling and/or other addictions

  • anger management

  • grief

  • depression and other mental health concerns

Employee assistance services for your employees can protect your investment and/or save you money by:

  • Reducing absenteeism, disability claims and theft

  • Increasing productivity and promoting employee cooperation

  • Enhancing your organization’s health

  • Helping attract and retain quality employees while boosting morale

Let us help you improve the health and well-being of your staff – while improving your bottom line!