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Employee Assistance Programs for Drug & Alcohol Abuse in Rhode Island

Employee assistance programs are free services for employees up to a certain point, or what is covered by the health insurance plan. The EAP will provide counseling and short-term treatment, to help employees in Rhode Island through problems they may be struggling with. One common issue, many employers in Rhode Island struggle with, is workplace stress among their employees. Workplace stress can, in fact, lead to workplace substance abuse and addiction. When drug abuse happens in the workplace, it will directly affect job performance and attendance at work. It is also not uncommon for problems outside of work to find a way into work, which can also contribute to workplace stress. Employee assistance programs are useful tools to help employees through difficult situations they may be facing. Typically, an EAP can be accessed via telephone, and each employee will have a certain amount of free counseling sessions each year. If the services that are provided by the employee assistance program are not enough, they can be referred to further help in Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Rhode Island Addiction Services by Type of Drug