In review, most organizations with an effective EAP will experience a positive return on investment in the following areas:
Companies that use EAPs
Research surveys indicate that 82.3% of companies with more than 1,000 employees have an Employee Assistance Program.
- Approximately 88% of the Fortune 500 companies have EAPs.
- EAPs help save jobs and money by reducing employee turnover.
- Employee Assistance Programs have been shown to increase morale since they focus on helping employees become productive again.
- EAPs are preventative. They educate, evaluate, and plan solutions for a wide variety of personal issues helping both employees and their family members resolve issues before they become overwhelming or impact work performance.
- Employee Assistance Programs are an effective tool in assisting supervisors to better manage the workplace and troubled employees. EAPs are a proactive way for companies to extend a caring, helping hand while building a more productive workforce.
- EAPs provide employees with a valuable resource for helping them cope with a wide variety of issues on and off the job, including alcohol and drug abuse, overall mental well being, marital/relationship issues, child/family issues, stress, dependent care, and more.