According to a recent study, female employees have a higher incidence of psychological distress than their male colleagues in workplaces where there are more men than women. The study monitored the psychological distress and well-being...
EAPA has put together a basic list of Ebola resources and sample communication to employees, here. In addition, several discussions on this topic are posted on EAPA's LinkedIn group. Any EA professional can join the group and ask questions or post information for the community...
As the days get shorter, for many the risk of depression increases. New research from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology conference in Berlin confirms why some people suffer from the winter blues while others get through the winter without any problems.
With well-being making headlines everywhere, companies are waking up to the fact that supporting the emotional, physical and cognitive health of their employees makes sense — and impacts their bottom line. Earlier this year, Steelcase researchers published new statistics...
With mental health and substance abuse disorder services deemed an essential health benefit under the Affordable Care Act, employee assistance program providers are taking on a new role — helping employers and health plans sniff out fraudulent healthcare activity among...
For many even asking why someone would take a so-called "smart drug" for work is a nonsensical waste of time. The answer, obviously, is to boost cognitive performance. Who would not want to remember more, attend better, think more clearly? Why not hack your brain and improve...
A July 2013 Gallup poll found 12 percent of workers have been diagnosed with depression at some point. Hearing about depression is fairly common among Americans leading strenuous, over-committed lives. However, few take the time to notice...
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