Morneau Shepell's My EAP Awarded 'Innovation of the Year' by EAEF

Mobile app demonstrates best practices and innovation in delivering EAP support

TORONTO, June 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell has been honoured with 'Innovation of the Year' for the My EAP mobile device application, which is offered through the company's Shepell•fgi brand. The award, delivered at Employee Assistance European Forum's (EAEF) annual conference in Athens, Greece on June 15, honours organizations and people for innovative products or services in employee assistance program (EAP) delivery or practice.

My EAP is available globally and provides users with clinically-based health and wellness information, interactive tools, and the opportunity to connect with counsellors on issues that impact their work, health, and life.

"We are very grateful to be recognized by the leading authority on employee assistance in Europe," said Stephen Liptrap, Executive Vice-President, Morneau Shepell and General Manager, Shepell•fgi. "My EAP is continuing to break down the barriers associated with location. It offers immediate and confidential help 24/7 to those who need it."

My EAP also complements Morneau Shepell's Global and Expatriate EAP services, which have helped support organizations, their employees, and their family members worldwide for over 20 years. Counselling, Manager Consultations, and Traumatic Event Support are available through a global network of clinical professionals.

My EAP is a free app available for download on Apple, RIM, and Android devices. For more information, visit shepellfgi.com/myeap.

About Employee Assistance European Forum

Founded in 2002, EAEF is a non-profit organization for individuals and organizations interested in the development of Employee Assistance and Work-Life services in Europe. For more information, visit eaef.org.

About Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell is the largest Canadian-based firm offering consulting and outsourcing services for workforce programs. The company works with clients to develop innovative solutions that integrate with their business strategies to achieve results. Through Health and Benefits Consulting, Pension Consulting, Health Management, Administrative Solutions, and Shepell•fgi Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), 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 1966, Morneau Shepell serves 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 morneaushepell.com.

SOURCE Morneau Shepell Ltd.

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