Given the prevalence and effect of poor employee mental and physical health on Canadian businesses, we’ve made significant investments in independent research to assess the value and impact of member assistance programs. Not only is it the right thing to do, it also helps to ensure our solutions are driven from evidence-based outcome research.
Through the data, we’ve seen time and again the significant return on investment in assistance programs, including improved health and productivity outcomes, increased engagement and savings across other lines of benefits.
Read about some of our research below, and see first hand the impact of assistance programs on Canadian businesses and their employees.
Dr. Bill Howatt of Howatt HR and Arete’s Shandy McLean shared their thoughts with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans on the importance of using digital mental health tools to build connection among employees who are physically distant.
When traumatic incidents happen, we’re often at a loss for where to begin to ensure staff get the support they need to process the event. Arete’s Critical Incident Stress Debriefing support services can, and does, help.
An assessment of the value and efficacy of video-based counselling as compared to traditional, in-person counselling.
This study illustrates the association between worker perceptions of stigma and their comfort with accessing Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) when in need—and shows a path forward for employers.
Job stress is a top source of worry for many and one of the reasons workers seek help through their Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This study—conducted using Arete EAP data—looks at the prevalence of job stress in Arete EAP users and its impact on individuals (relative to those using the service for other reasons) and organizations.
A look into how we took care of our Arete Business Assistance Program users in 2020—the year of COVID.
A look into how we took care of our Arete Employee Assistance Program (EAP) users in 2020—the year of COVID.
Are you an employer with an Employee Assistance Program from Arete? See the significant return this investment in your staff can have on your business.
Unique insight into the efficacy of Employee Assistance Programs on workplace health.
This study illustrates the significant social and economic impacts related to stress, anxiety and depression.