EAP General Facts

EAP Facts

Many studies have shown an effective employee assistance program is one of five essential characteristics of a healthy, successful corporate culture. 

“Employers are making stress management their top priority over the next two years, with almost all (98%) believing that stress was an issue for their workforce”   – Towers Watson Workplace Savings and Benefits April 24, 2013 

The rate of alcohol abuse in the workforce is estimated at 10%. Total Productivity Costs for Alcohol Abuse = $10,391.28 per abuser   – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services April, 2003 

“Providing an Employee Assistance program is one of the top ten actions an organization can take to reduce the potential for workplace violence.”   – The Northwestern National life Insurance Company 

“There is a 6 to 1 return on dollars spent for the EAP, and noted that the average employee who utilized the EAP spends $10,000 less for inpatient medical costs than non-EAP clients over a three-year period.”   – Abbott Laboratories


Omaha State Bank has used the CHI Health EAP for the past ten years. They have provided excellent service to us in several formats. In each way we have used CHI Health EAP, it has been a very positive, helpful encounter. It is well worth the investment in our people!"  -- Jan Williamson, VP Human Resources 

"Sarpy County has had a business relationship with CHI Health Employee Assistance Program since 2005. During this time, they have provided both us and our employees with excellent support and timely services. I can confidently recommend CHI Health Employee Assistance Program as a solid business partner."  -- Linda Welles, Human Resources Coordinator