Northern Illinois chapter (NIEPA) announces 40th Annual Conference 
This year's conference - "Navigating Work Life Transitions: Meeting Clinical, Professional & Workplace Needs" - will be hosted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. To register click here. To exhibit click here.

EAPA Chapter/Branch Leader Town Hall meetings for 2018 
EAPA Chapter/Branch Leader Town Hall meetings will be held from 3:00-4:00 PM (US-Eastern) on June 6, August 23 and in person during the EAPA 2018 Minneapolis Conference in October. Meetings are hosted by the EAPA Board of Directors and include updates from the Board committees, task forces, and EAPA staff. There is plenty of time for discussion on topics that interest you! Forward any questions or suggestions for agenda topics to All meetings will be held in the EAPA online meeting room. Detailed agendas and log-in instructions with dial-in numbers will be sent out prior to each meeting. 

Connecticut Chapter Annual Conference
The conference will be held from 7:30 am – 2:15 pm, June 21, 2018 at Zandri’s Stillwood Inn, in Wallingford, CT. The theme is "PLUGGED IN: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly of the Information Super Highway on the Workforce.” For more info and to register, click here

South Florida chapter announces June Conference
The South Florida chapter is holding a one day conference on Friday, June 22, 2018 7:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Presentations include “Sexual Trauma, Culture and Clinical Implications", "Workplace Violence - A Systematic Approach to Prevention", “Marijuana - Weeding out Fact from Fiction" and “Stress After Distress”. Continental breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack will be served. 6 CEU’s or 6 PDH’s will be offered. For more info and to register, view the conference flyer

South Africa branch announces 20th Anniversary Conference
The EAPA-SA and Pan-African Eduweek "CREATING THE FUTURE - Innovative Solutions to uniquely African EAP Challenges" will be held 18th - 21st September, 2018, at the Boardwalk Hotel & Convention Centre, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. For more info and to register, visit

EAPA recommends that all chapters and branches schedule local major events in a way that does not conflict with the EAPA conference. This ensures maximum opportunity for your members to attend both the EAPA conference and the chapter/branch event. The next World EAP Conference will be held in Minneapolis (October 11 – 13, 2018; Pre-Conference Training Courses October 9 & 10). Thank you.

Chapter and branch meetings

EAPA's chapters and branches meet monthly or quarterly to provide 1-3 hours of high quality, in person presentations. For more information about the chapter or branch programs in your area, click Chapters / Branches.

Other events

EAP Institute: Reporting and driving for work under the influence of Drugs and Alcohol - Employer’s legal obligations
This one day seminar is being held in Kilkenny Thursday 24th May 2018. Presenters Maurice Quinlan, Director, of the EAP Institute, Pat Ward, Head of Corporate Services at Dublin Port Company and Duncan Carmichael, Sales Director, AgriYork, United Kingdom. View seminar details here . Book on line here.

EAP Institute announces Health and Wellbeing Seminar for Dublin, and Portlaoise, Ireland
"Developing an Integrated Employee Health and Wellbeing Programme" will be held in Dublin, Thursday 21st June 2018, and in Portlaoise, Thursday 20th September 2018. View brochure here . To reserve a place for Dublin book here. To reserve a place in Portlaoise book here

2nd Annual Mental Health in the Workplace Symposium
The Symposium will be held on November 7 and focus on substance use and abuse. Registration will open soon. Early Bird Dates: June 1 - October 5. Early Bird Rate: $129. Standard Fee: $199. Save the date!