Employee and Family Assistance Programs (EFAPs) are employer paid benefits that support both the employees and the workplace. These services are designed to enable employees to resolve personal and work issues for optimal productivity.
Dozens of applied research studies show that EFAP services can produce positive clinical change, improvements in employee absenteeism, productivity and turnover, and savings in medical, disability or workers’ compensation claims. Often the largest area of financial savings associated with EFAP use comes from improved employee productivity (reduced presenteeism”) and reduced work absence.
Some examples of employee work performance outcomes after EFAP use include: