Resources for Employers, EA, and LA Professionals

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 
SAMHSA provides information on creating comprehensive drug-free workplace programs that address illicit drug use by federal employees and in federally regulated industries.

Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) 
EAPA is the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. With members in over 40 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world’s most relied-upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession.

Employee Assistance Society of North America (EASNA) 
As the employee assistance industry’s trade association, EASNA advances the competitive excellence of its members by fostering best practices, research, education, and advocacy for behavioral health and wellness initiatives in the workplace.

Labor Assistance Professionals (LAP)
This organization is committed to ensuring the availability of quality, effective chemical dependency and mental health treatment services for workers and their families by promoting the value and efficacy of these services to those within the workplace. LAP is dedicated to enhancing the competency and availability of labor assistance professionals and programs through networking opportunities, continuing education, and professional certification.

National Behavioral Consortium (NBC)
NBC is a not-for-profit trade association that works to advocate for the objectives of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and Managed Behavioral Health Organizations (MBHOs) in the behavioral health industry.

Employee Assistance Roundtable (EAR)
EAR is an organization that is comprised of internally managed employee assistance programs from both private companies and nonprofit organizations whose objective is to benefit from each other’s experience and expertise through an open exchange of information on topics of mutual interest. Members include Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, as well as smaller companies and organizations.                                                                                                

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)
A leading, objective source of relevant employee benefit education and information, IFEBP is dedicated to providing the diverse employee benefits community with objective, solution-oriented education, research, and information.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
SHRM is the world’s largest professional society for human resources personnel, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, SHRM has been a leader in the effort to meet the needs of HR professionals and advance the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States, as well as subsidiary offices in China, India, and the United Arab Emirates.