Did you know:
One in two Americans will struggle with clinical depression with each episode typically lasting for months or even years.
One in two Americans has a current legal situation and is in need of attorney assistance.
A 2007 Behavioral Health survey showed that 60% of workers say they have high levels of stress to the point of experiencing extreme fatigue and feeling out of control.
With workers struggling with all of this, the results are:
- Decreased productivity
- Increased absenteeism
- Fallout leading to increased risk factors present in the work place
- Spillover workplace conflict
- Higher turnover
Front line managers report spending a large percentage of their workday dealing with employee issues related to the above and as a result, managers frequently experience the same difficulties as those whom they manage.
An Employee Assistance program is a powerful tool for everyone in the organization to combat these issues.