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What is EAP?

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential workplace service that employers pay for.

What is an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)?

An EAP or Employee Assistance Program is a counselling service proivded by employers to their staff to support their staff's emotional & psychological well-being both in the workplace and in their personal lives. An EAP can help workplaces adopt a more proactive, preventative approach to workplace mental health and assist in creating a culture of care.

What are the benefits of an EAP?

1. Increased performance and productivity

2. Reduced absenteeism, conflict and occupational stress

3. Improved staff morale, employee retention and recruitment

4. Reduced worker's compensation and other costs

5. Improve employee satisfaction

6. Enhance employer-employee relationships

With untreated mental health conditions resulting in over 6 million lost working days and 12 million days of reduced productivity every year in Australia EAP Assist can provide professional support to help workers experiencing mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, to stay at or return to work, benefiting both the worker and the business.