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Employee Assistance Program

What is an Employee Assistance Program?

An employee assistance program (EAP) provides confidential and professional assistance for personal and work-related issues that may affect employee well-being and productivity. The employer offers the program to provide counseling, referral, and other support resources. Some EAP examples include:

  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Marital/family counseling
  • Elder care assistance
  • Financial wellness tools
  • Mental healthcare and much more