Work Addiction

  • Work Addiction
    Thursday, May 23, 2024
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Work Addiction – May 23rd 2024show details + €125.00 (EUR)  


New Certified online learning course for 2024

Work Addiction


Thursday 23rd May 2024 (2 pm–5 pm) Irish Summer Time (IST)

Fee €125 . Early booking fee of €99 before Thursday 16th of May.




Course Aim

The aim of this course is to equip attendees with the knowledge and understanding of work addiction, it’s impact and how to approach workplace mental health. Participants will look at self care and prevention as well as how to approach work addiction based on current guidance and standards.


Work Addiction

Addiction to work is one of the major addictive behaviours that may have serious consequences to workers mental and physical health. It is a 21st century phenomena and only one of 24 listed addictions that are widespread in many countries. In addition to alcohol, drug addiction using marijuana, cocaine, prescription drugs and gambling addiction are high on the list of addicted behaviours that will impact mental and physical health.

Cross addiction occurs when a number of addictive behaviours are practiced at the same time and ceasing one addiction such as alcohol may result in switching to another. Workers engaged in addictive behaviour pose a high safety risk especially those who drive in the course of their work.


Learning Objectives

In our upcoming 3 hour Online Certified learning Programme, we’ll delve into the topic of Work Addiction. Those attending will learn about:

  • Gain insights into addictive behaviours and their health consequences along with an overview of employers’ legal obligations under Health and Safety and Equality Legislation
  • Develop skills in performing an awareness risk assessment, understanding unhealthy work patterns, prevention strategies and the importance of implementing self-care practices to promote well-being.
  • Learn a structured approach to mental ill health in the workplace utilising ISO 45003 to reduce psychosocial risks and enhance mental health awareness training for employees.


Certified Training

Certificate of attendance presented by the EAP Institute and PowerPoint will be sent by email.

Professional development hours PDH’s will be awarded by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC).

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health members will be able to allocate CPD points to courses at a rate of 3 points per course day.



This leading online training session on Thursday 23rd May 2024 2pm-5pm, IST will be led by industry experts Maurice Quinlan, Director of the EAP Institute in Waterford, Ireland, and Sinead Kelly, Self Health Coach, Corporate Wellbeing. This session provides the opportunity for participants to engage in real-time discussions, ask questions, and seek clarification on the complex topics covered.


To learn more about the course programme please download the course Brochure.



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  • Maurice Quinlan
    Maurice Quinlan, Director of the EAP Institute is a competent person as required by Section 80(1) of The Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. He has the knowledge, skills and experience to develop policies and training on Employee Support Therapy (EST) for workplace mental health, workplace intoxicants (defined as drugs and alcohol), Psychological and Psychosocial risks and employee health and wellbeing policies and programmes for national and international companies.
  • Sinead Kelly
    Sinead is a dedicated and passionate Self Health Coach, who is based both online and in Cork, Ireland. She focuses on supporting busy professionals to take charge of their own health and wellness. In addition to her personal coaching practice, Sinead is a sought-after corporate speaker. She has given talks and webinars on various topics related to health, wellness, and psychology. Sinead also offers a unique 6-week group coaching workshop for employees called "Empowering You and Your Health," which focuses on health behavior change.