ESI Union Assistance Program offers more Member benefits & services than any other MAP

Union Assistance Program  Learn why our Member Assistance Program (MAP) offers more benefits, more services, and has better results than traditional MAPs. The personal issues and problems, which can result in problems on the job, fall into four categories. Just click on the problem icons below to see how Union Assistance Program can do more to assist your Members and help your leadership save jobs.

  • Is alcohol or drugs causing problems in your life?

    Is alcohol or drugs causing problems in your life?

    Roughly one in every ten persons has an alcohol or drug abuse problem serious enough to interfere with work, with home life, or with health. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg because every problem drinker or substance abuser also has a negative effect on a circle of people around them. Virtually all of ...

  • Smoking Cessation Coaching

    Smoking Cessation Coaching

    Despite being a prime contributing factor to life-threatening illnesses like cancer, heart disease and strokes, 20% of the population still smokes or uses tobacco products. The Tobacco Cessation benefit is designed to provide the assistance needed to help Members successfully kick the nicotine habit. Members are assigned a Certified Tobacco Cessation Coach who assesses current ...

  • Family Matters

    Family Matters

    When home and family life is balanced and going well, life is good – but when there are problems at home, it is almost impossible not to have those issues take a toll at work, too. A sick child, an elderly parent, a troubled teen or a household budget problem — any of these issues ...

  • When depression persists…

    When depression persists…

    It’s common to hear people talk about being depressed. Usually, when people say this, they are talking about feeling sad or bad about a temporary or situational event. Clinical depression is different than the sadness we feel after a bad event. It is a crippling condition that can last for weeks, months, even for years. ...

  • Pets are family members, too!

    Pets are family members, too!

    We love our pets! Nearly two-thirds of all U.S. households have a pet. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, more than 37% of all U.S. households have a pet dog and 32% have a pet cat – some have more than one. And that doesn’t even figure in horses, birds, and a variety of ...

  • Help at your fingertips 24 /7

    Help at your fingertips 24 /7

    Sometimes, problems seem worst late at night. If one of our Members or one of their family members is facing a significant personal problem, they can call for assistance anytime 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Day or night, our lines are staffed by experienced counselors with a Master’s or PH.D degree. And ...

  • The challenges of military deployment

    The challenges of military deployment

    Serving our nation in a military capacity is one of the most patriotic things a person can do – but it is not without its challenges for the service Member and his or her family: Pre-deployment planning, family separation issues, money management, spouse employment, stress, parenting and child care, relocation, reunion and reacclimation and, all ...

  • Reduce your stress

    Reduce your stress

    A little bit of stress in our lives is normal and can be a good thing – it keeps us engaged and enables us to meet challenges. But sometimes, life’s challenges can result in ongoing stress which interferes with sleep, work, and general enjoyment of life. When stress continues without relief, it can pose problems ...

  • The burden of being a caregiver

    The burden of being a caregiver

    About one in every six people is a caregiver – for an aging parent, a special needs family member, or a wounded veteran. Many caregivers are aging themselves – about 30% fall in this category. Many others are sandwiched between caring for elderly relatives and providing child care, a double burden. Most caregivers are employed ...

  • In over your head with debt?

    In over your head with debt?

    Money worries are a terrible burden to carry. And debt can creep up on anyone. Even the most financially disciplined people can be sideswiped by the costs of illness, job loss, rising mortgage rates or kids in or approaching college. And here’s the insidious thing about debt: once you find yourself in the hole, it ...

Union Assistance Program Professional Benefits

  • Leadership Academy

    Leadership Academy

    Online training programs to promote key leadership skills with 34 courses in four curriculum levels: Level 1: Regulatory Compliance: SHRM certified courses Level 2: Core Competency: Key skills in communication, performance management and personal productivity Level 3: Advanced Supervisory Skills: Key competence building; motivation, conflict, attitudes, and managing change Level 4: Team Leadership: Team management…

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  • DOT Drug Free Workplace

    Drug Free Workplace and DOT Compliance Program

    To maintain DOT Safety Sensitive (driving staff) or a Drug-Free Workplace program, we offer complete training and support. The turn-key approach contains all required elements: Compliance policies and procedures Approved online video training Optional web conference training UAP consultants to assist with implementation Member and supervisor awareness communication Reporting and recordkeeping Links to UAP counseling…

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  • Safety Training

    Safety Training

    Our Member organizations will receive a 10% discount on safety training with UL Safety on Demand OSHA authorized provider Over 800 trainings to choose from Includes OSHA 10 and 30

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  • legal Resources

    Legal Resources

    Professional legal services are provided for issues like DUI and divorce, not related to employment or medical concerns. We cover one in-depth telephonic consultation with an attorney per legal issue. In addition, UAP Members may consult these network attorneys thereafter at a 25% reduction in published fees.

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ESI Provides more Services for Union Leadership

We have redefined the MAP concept to include an entire menu of leadership-focused solutions to help Union officials, business managers and others in your leadership team learn about compliance issues and how to effectively deal with difficult issues that may hinder Member productivity.