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Every second employee in Iraq is experiencing Chronic Stress


What is an Employee Assistance Program?

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are work-based programs that help employees cope with personal and work-related problems. EAPs can provide short-term counseling, referral services, and follow-up services. EAPs are confidential and free of charge to employees. EAPs are not intended to be a substitute for professional mental health care. If you have a serious mental health problem, your EAP counselor will refer you to a mental health provider. EAPs are voluntary, confidential, and free of charge. You do not need to give your employer permission to access your EAP services.


Employee mental health in Iraq

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Mental health issues are a growing concern in Iraq. According to a recent study, nearly one in four Iraqis suffers from some form of mental illness. This is an increase from previous years when the rate was one in six. The most common mental health problems in Iraq are anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These conditions can be caused by a variety of factors, including the ongoing conflict and violence in the country, economic hardship, and social isolation. The employees in these people are approximately 4.5% of the world’s working population. Mental health is important to businesses as mental ill-health among employees can have a significant impact on productivity, Absence, recruitment, and retention rates.

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 Iraq 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 Iraq 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 Iraq. This is driven by additional offerings such as meditation, yoga & physio.


High Satisfaction

95% of our users in Iraq 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 Iraq 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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Hospitality Company, Iraq
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100+ Companies in Iraq Trust MantraCare

Deepak Sethi

“For our company, the Mantra Care Employee Assistance Program has been a godsend. In these difficult times, when our employees are struggling to cope with stress, anxiety, and depression, the program provides them with the confidential help they need to get back on track. There are many services available, from counseling to financial advice, and our employees have benefited immensely from the program. I would highly recommend it to any company looking to support their employees’ mental health. Thank you, Mantra Care!

Kevin, Vice President HR
Global IT Services Company

MantraCare has its presence in major cities in Iraq

  • Baghdad
  • Mosul
  • Basra
  • Erbil
  • Abu Ghurayb
  • Kirkuk

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.

There are also many different types of problems that can be addressed through an EAP. Some examples include:

  • -Depression
  • -Anxiety
  • -Stress
  • -Addiction
  • -Eating Disorders
  • -Relationship Problems
  • -Family Issues
  • -School Problems
  • -Workplace Stressors

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.

Starting an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can be a difficult decision. There are many different programs available, and it can be hard to know which one is right for your company. This guide will help you select the best EAP for your needs.

When choosing an EAP, you should consider the size of your company, the type of services you need, and your budget. Programs vary in price, and some offer more services than others. It is important to find a program that meets your needs and fits within your budget.

The first step is to decide what kind of services you need. EAPs offer a variety of services, including counseling, legal assistance, financial planning, and addiction treatment. You should choose a program that covers the services you need.

Next, consider the size of your company. EAPs vary in price and services offered, so it is important to find one that is a good fit for your company. If you have a large company, you will need a program that offers a wide range of services. If you have a small company, you may be able to save money by choosing a program with fewer services.


Finally, consider your budget. EAPs vary in price, so it is important to find one that fits your budget. Programs with more services tend to be more expensive, but there are programs available for every budget.