"The concept of total wellness recognizes that our every thought, word, and behavior affects our greater health and well-being. And we, in turn, are affected not only emotionally but also physically and spiritually." Greg Anderson (American best selling Author and founder of the American Wellness Project., b.1964)

Thank you for joining us in the WorkLifeMatters Wellness Center. As a company that offers WorkLifeMatters, Guardian’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a variety of wellness resources are available to help you maintain a culture of wellness in your organization. By clicking on any of the subjects below, you can access tools like PowerPoint presentations, video streams, and articles.


Wellness Return on Investment

A healthy workforce is a productive workforce. But how do you know that your wellness program will make a healthy impact on your business’ bottomline? With the following ROI calculators you can gain insight into the longterm costs that are associated with unhealthy behaviors among your employees, and help you determine which interventions may be best suited to your companies particular wellness concerns. Providing Health Risk Assessment (HRA) to your employees at the beginning of your wellness program, and annually afterwards you can compare the results to help you see where any healthy lifestyle changes of your employees have also improved your overall healthcare expenses, reduced absenteeism, and reduced illness.

ROI Calculators


To demonstrate the economic value of smoking cessation for insurance plans, researchers at the Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest (CHR) teamed with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) to develop a simple tool that can help you quickly estimate the potential ROI of common smoking cessation interventions.


Treating alcohol problems can reduce business costs and save valuable employees. Use this calculator to learn what your business can save in healthcare costs when employees have access to a treatment approach known as screening and brief intervention, or SBI. In addition to saving on healthcare costs, treatment reduces absenteeism and improves employee productivity.