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Every second employee in Brazil is experiencing Chronic Stress


What is an Employee Assistance Program?

In short words, an employee assistance program (EAP) is a work-based intervention program designed to address personal and work-related problems that may impact employee productivity, health, and well-being. EAP services are provided by organizations or employers to employees and their families through counselors, social workers, psychologists, or psychiatrists.

Organizations implement EAPs to address a variety of issues including substance abuse, stress management, grief counseling, relationship difficulties, and workplace conflict. By offering these services, employers hope to improve employee morale, job satisfaction, and productivity while also reducing healthcare costs and absenteeism.


Employee mental health in Brazil

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Brazil is a country that is notorious for its high levels of stress and anxiety. A study done by the World Health Organization found that Brazilians are some of the most stressed people in the world, with an average stress level of 6.5 out of 10. 

There are many factors that contribute to the high levels of mental health problems among employees in Brazil. One of the most significant factors is the country’s economic situation. Brazil is currently going through an economic recession, which has led to job losses and wage cuts for many workers. This can lead to feelings of insecurity and stress. 

Finally, the working conditions in Brazil are often very poor. Many workers are required to work long hours for little pay, and they are often exposed to hazardous conditions. This can lead to stress and other health problems.

EAP Benefits

Employee assistance programs can have varied benefits. It can help the employees with work-life balance, provide support during difficult times, and offer resources for career development. In addition, it can also improve communication and collaboration within the workplace. There can also be cost savings associated with EAPs, as they can help to reduce absenteeism, turnover, and healthcare costs.

25% reduction in Absenteeism

23% Improvement in productivity

32% increase in employee morale

How is MantraCare EAP better?

MantraCare offers an intuitive EAP app supporting 20+ languages, 10+ holistic health programs, and 1500+ health experts, boosting the highest employee engagement levels. We have not only delivered positive ROI to our clients in Brazil but also helped them attain measurable improvement in employee retention. With more than 10 years in the corporate wellness industry, and having served 80,000 employees in Brazil and 30+ countries, we understand employee wellness! It’s in our DNA.

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Higher Engagement Rates & ROI

We see 5-7x higher rates of signup rates compared to other EAPs in Brazil. This is driven by additional offerings such as meditation, yoga & physio.


High Satisfaction

95% of our users in Brazil are satisfied with the program. Our proactive coaches and counselors ensure that users are engaged and satisfied.


In-depth Reporting

We deliver quarterly in-depth reports on observations, learnings and recommendations for overall organization change & improvement.

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Multimodal Support

Employees can connect over chat, audio, video or in-person sessions, wherever or whenever they want


Self-Help Tools

Access to 2000+ articles, calming music, soundscapes, videos and self-assessments on our mobile app.


Customized Programs

10+ customized programs addons such as Yoga, meditation, Nutrition, women health, Physical therapy & smoking cessation

Mantracare Employee Wellness Program Benefits

Most of our clients in Brazil achieved a positive ROI on their employee health investment. We helped them make healthier and happier workplaces, leading to improved employee productivity, improved employee morale, lower absenteeism & higher retention. 

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100+ Companies in Brazil Trust MantraCare

Deepak Sethi

“The number of cases of mental issues was increasing in our company and it had started to affect productivity. Management was worried and they decided to bring in an expert to help us deal with the problem. We contacted Mantra Care for their EAP program. They have the best experts in the field who provided us with the help that we needed. We will like to recommend this to everyone who is facing a similar problem. This program has helped us in more ways than one and we are truly grateful to Mantra Care for their help.

Kevin, Vice President HR
Global IT Services Company

MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Brazil

  • Sao Paulo
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Salvador
  • Fortaleza
  • Belo Horizonte
  • Brasilia
  • Curitiba
  • Manaus

Frequently Asked Question's

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a work-based program that provides confidential assessment, short-term counseling, referral, and follow-up services to employees who have personal or work-related problems.

EAP is often used to address personal, academic, and professional problems. Personal problems can include issues such as depression or anxiety. Academic problems can include struggles with coursework or poor grades. Professional problems can include difficulties with job searches or career changes. Any type of problem that is causing difficulty in a person’s life can be addressed through EAP.

EAP can also be used to manage chronic health conditions. Conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and asthma can be difficult to manage on one’s own. An EAP can provide support for managing these conditions and help people stay on track with their treatment plans.

EAP program is typically sponsored by the employer. MantraCare offers one of the most cost effective EAP solution starting at $2 per employee for the basic plan which includes telephone and app support. 

We offer several addons on top of the base plan including video calls, meditation, yoga and other wellness programs. Employers are free to add or remove services based on their requirements.

When choosing an EAP, employers should consider the following:

  • Does the program have a good reputation?
  • Is the program accredited by a reputable organization?
  • What is the program’s confidentiality policy?
  • What are the fees associated with using the program?
  • What is the quality of the counselors?
  • What types of services are offered?
  • Is there 24/7 access to services?
  • Are language and cultural barriers are taken into account?