New app version broadens EAP availability to those seeking support
TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell Ltd., under its
Shepell•fgi brand, is pleased to announce a new version of My EAP that
offers instant and unlimited access to online, employee assistance
program (EAP) expert support resources. The launch today of My EAP
version 1.2 for iPad and Android devices allows the general public
access to assistance with their work, health and life, while they're
"These EAP support resources now become available on a completely new
platform," said Barb Veder, Clinical Director, Shepell•fgi. "With this,
My EAP is now offered to an even greater number of smart phone users,
many of whom might not have had access to these valuable and available
tips, tools and information."
With 33 per cent of mobile users in Canada owning a smart phone,
Canadians now more than ever are using them in every aspect of their
My EAP makes use of Shepell•fgi's online information centre, workhealthlife.com. It connects users to expert articles on health and wellness, LifeSpeak
On Demand videos, and secure confidential e-counselling. The new
features of My EAP for iPad include:
bookmarking articles for easy, repeat access;
sharing articles with others;
viewing expanded article abstracts to help choose the support needed;
discovering the latest news, articles and videos with new dynamic
Last month, Morneau Shepell became the first EAP provider in Canada to
offer its members video counselling. Rita Fridella, Senior
Vice-President, Operations and Chief Clinician, Shepell•fgi, said,
"This new version of My EAP again demonstrates our core values and
continual investment in technology and innovation. We're excited and
proud to offer the community and families a resource to help them
manage their health and wellness."
Morneau Shepell Ltd.
Morneau Shepell is the largest Canadian-based firm offering
industry-leading benefits and pension consulting, outsourcing, as well
as health and productivity solutions. The company works with clients to
develop innovative solutions that integrate with their business
strategies to achieve results. Through Benefits and Health Solutions
Consulting, Pension Consulting, Health Management, Administration
Solutions and Shepell•fgi's Employee Assistance Program, Morneau
Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity, and
improve their competitive positions by supporting their employees'
financial security, health and well-being.
Established in 1962, Morneau Shepell has grown to serve over 8,000
clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest
corporations and associations in North America. With approximately
2,500 employees in offices across North America, we provide services to
organizations across Canada, in the United States and around the globe.
Morneau Shepell Inc. is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX). For more information, visit www.morneaushepell.com.
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