EAP tools for building a productive workforce

Research reveals that one third of all South Africans have mental illnesses and 75 percent of these will not get any kind of help.2 According to the World Health Organisation, South Africa is ranked as one of the top twenty alcohol-drinking nations in the world.3 An...

Back to Basics: Strategies to Prevent Burnout

Burnout exists at all levels of employment.  It is more likely when employees have unreasonable demands placed on them or are in roles that are not a good fit. Burnout is characterised by emotional exhaustion, pessimism and ineffectiveness in the workplace, and by...

Top Trends Shaping EAP Today

From their inception Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) have primarily served as a workplace-based intervention program designed to identify and assist employees in resolving personal and workplace problems. However, from this beginning EAPs have evolved, and are...

How leveraging technology in EAP can make a difference

Employee assistance programs are evolving and adapting to changing technology and to the needs and perspectives of younger workers. In doing so EAP services are being made more accessible to their employees. For example: using online interactive assessments of drug...