Your ROI

Protecting Your Greatest Asset

ROI ChartInvesting in a mentally healthy workforce is good for business.  Countless studies show that the behaviors and emotional issues of your workforce directly impacts the productivity, morale, and health of your organization.

Mental illness and substance abuse annually cost employers an estimated $80 to $100 billion in indirect costs alone.1

Studies show the following ROI for employee assistance programs:

  • Savings of $3-15 for every $1 spent on EAP2
  • 50% of cases have improved absence and/or productivity at work3
  • Recent study found that upon employee completion of the EAP, employee absenteeism dropped by 32%, emotional well-being increased by 87% and morale and motivation in the workplace improved by 51%.  Productivity in the workplace was found to have increased by over 25%4



1Finch, R. A. & Phillips, K. (2005). An employer’s guide to behavioral health services. Washington, DC: National Business Group on Health/Center for Prevention and Health Services. Available from:
2 Department of Labor (1990)
3Harlow, K. C. (2006). The effectiveness of a problem resolution and brief counseling EAP intervention. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 22(1), 1-12
4The Journal of Employee Assistance 1st Quarter 2014 Vol.44 No.1