The Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

(Source : « DĂ©velopper le bien-ĂȘtre au travail », P. Angel, P. Amar, MJ Gava, Brigitte Vaudolon, Dunod 2005)

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a resource put in place by the company that provides the employees and their near family with, anonymous and confidential psychological help including evaluation, advice, information and psychological support. The EAPs were launched in the United States in the 1930s in industries sensitive to the well-being and the health of their employees. Today almost 90% of major U.S. companies benefit from an EAP.

The operating principle of EAPs are:

The results of an EAP: