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DID YOU KNOW…

 

Nearly 1 in 5 US adults aged 18 or older (44.7 million people) reported some type of Mental Illness in 2016. In addition, 71% of adults reported at least one symptom of stress, such as a headache or feeling overwhelmed or anxious.  Mental illness affects worker productivity, workplace culture and more. U.S. Employers spend about $31 billion a year in lost productivity linked to depression alone. Even after taking other health risks—like smoking and obesity—into account, employees at high risk of depression had the highest health care costs during the 3 years after an initial health risk assessment. –Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 2009 

People who have symptoms from various mental health related issues affect the lives of others -- family, friends and co-workers.  Some common symptoms of mental health related issues are:

•feeling excessively sad or depressed • feeling overwhelmed and/or frustrated often • experiencing grief and/or loss • excessive mood changes • odd or impulsive behaviors • excessive display of anger or angry outbursts • deteriorating relationships • mental fatigue • sleep disturbances

People who become dependent upon alcohol and/or other drugs can also significantly affect the lives of other -- family, friends and co-workers.  Some common symptoms of alcohol/drug dependent people are:

 

•increased alcohol/drug tolerance • loss of control/ predictability • denial • dishonesty about use • hide supplies • changes friends • failed attempts to control use • rationalizes use • change in personality • guilt about use • uses secretly or alone • job problems • relationship problems • sleep disturbances

Some common symptoms of affected work performance by the employee experiencing any degree of mental health related symptoms and/or alcohol/drug dependency are:

•changes in attendance • low productivity • negatively affects company Health Benefits • negatively affects working relationships • can add to and/or create a toxic work environment • suffers physical health problems • can create or add to a hostile work environment • can become immobilized • impaired thinking • stressors outside of work: finances, family issues, changes in relationships or legal issues

WHAT IS A RENEWED MIND’S EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

A RENEWED MIND employs competent, experienced professionals with state licensure/certification.  Our professionals have extensive history working with adults, adolescents and their family members with mental health related issues and alcohol/drug dependency.  We assess and refer for appropriate treatment.

Behavioral Health Treatment Services:

  • Alcohol and Drug Addiction

  • Mental Health Related Issues - depression, sadness, anxiety & more

Workplace/Family Intervention


A RENEWED MIND will provide EAP services to the employee and/or their family members in a telehealth or office setting. The services shall include the following as appropriate and as requested by the covered person:

  • Professional Assessment

  • Problem Resolution and Skill Development

  • Individual and Family Interventions

  • Stress, Anger and Mood Management

  • Time Management Strategies

  • Communication Skill Building

  • Work-Life Balance

  • Referral to appropriate community resources for mental health treatment, substance use disorder treatment or other identified needs

EAP CORE TECHNOLOGY

A RENEWED MIND'S EAP core technology represents the industry benchmark for essential components of the employee assistance profession.  Employee assistance program core technology" or "EAP core technology" represents the essential components of the employee assistance (EA) profession. These components combine to create a unique approach to addressing work-organization productivity issues and "employee client" personal concerns affecting job performance. EAP core technology is:

 

  • Consultation with work organization leadership (managers, supervisors and union officials) seeking to manage troubled employees, enhance the work environment and improve employee job performance

  • Active promotion of the availability of EAP services to employees, their family members and the work organization.

  • Confidential and timely problem identification/assessment services for employee clients with personal concerns that may affect job performance

  • Use of constructive confrontation, motivation and short-term intervention with employee clients to address problems that affect job performance

  • Referral of employee clients for diagnosis, treatment and assistance, as well as case monitoring and follow-up services

  • Assisting work organizations in establishing and maintaining effective relations with treatment and other service providers, and in managing provider contracts

  • Consultation to work organizations to encourage availability of and employee access to health benefits covering medical and behavioral problems including, but not limited to, alcoholism, drug abuse and mental and emotional disorders

  • Evaluation of the effects of EAP services on work organizations and individual job performance.

 

EAPA Standards & Professional Guidelines for Employee Assistance Programs, 10/2011 Edition.


Contact us for additional information at 1-877-701-1115 or Email Jason Goldswer at jgoldswer@arenewedmindservices.org