The Benefits of Borealis
Counselling Services to the Employer
|Borealis Counselling Services has customized services to meet the unique needs of your company and/or organization. As an employer, you have the option of choosing a level of service that provides a "best fit". Borealis Counselling Services (formerly Personal Support Network) has the advantage of nearly 30 years of experience in providing quality, face-to-face EFAP counselling and support to local businesses within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. We are confident that the implementation of Borealis Counselling Services as your EFAP provider will enable your company to experience the benefits of a healthy and productive workforce.
Research shows that of all individuals employed in Canada, 62% of highly stressed workers identified work as their main source of stress and 28.4% of Canadians (aged 15-75) found most days at work quite a bit stressful or extremely stressful. Mental health problems alone are estimated to cost employers about $20 billion annually and account for over three-quarters of short-term disability claims in Canada.
The cost of these issues to a company or organization can include:
Research further demonstrates that companies or organizations that provide access to an Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) can mitigate these negative consequences and subsequent costs of doing business.
When asked in our employer satisfaction survey “What has been most helpful about your Borealis Counselling Services experience?” participants responded as follows:
For more information or to schedule a meeting with the Executive Director to discuss our customized EFAP services, please contact our office.
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