finger pressing symbol for web document Following the unprecedented events of the past 18 months, revisit the resources available through your EAP to ensure you have all bases covered. (Image: Shutterstock)

If there were ever a time to introduce (or reintroduce) your employee assistance program (EAP), this is it. More than 300 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, and many employers have started to bring their employees back to the workplace in some capacity. But this workforce re-entry is not without risk to employees' mental health. The American Psychological Association reports the highest levels of stress in the US since April 2020, and that half of adults are uneasy about returning to in-person interactions.

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