Mental Health: The Importance Of Understanding And Recognizing Issues At Work

2021-07-12T19:19:25-04:00July 9th, 2021|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits, Wellness|

More than half of adults with mental illness do not receive treatment for their conditions, which means that for every person receiving help for conditions like anxiety or depression, there is another individual who is struggling with a condition they might [...]

How You Can Support the Mental Health of Your Employees During COVID-19

2021-04-26T08:35:27-04:00April 26th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits|

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s mental health. People have experienced financial hardship, additional challenges with childcare and school cancellations, job loss, reduced hours, sickness, and grief. The future is uncertain, and the present is extra [...]

COVID-19: Coping with Pandemic Fatigue

2021-02-18T09:29:03-05:00February 18th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

Over these past months, you may have found yourself thinking or saying, “I am so over this pandemic.” If you have, your feelings, thoughts, and stretched-to-the-limit tolerance level are understandably normal. Understanding COVID Fatigue Although COVID or pandemic fatigue [...]

Holiday Stress: Some Tips for Coping and Staying Positive

2020-12-31T17:32:10-05:00December 1st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

The Mayo Clinic recently published some thoughts on preventing holiday stress and depression, and we are glad to share this piece with you. The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The [...]

Five Great Benefits of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)

2020-11-23T21:30:10-05:00November 23rd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits|

Much of the automotive, roads, and fuel industry has been deemed "essential" in 2020. Many of these essential workers have experienced high levels of stress and uncertainty, as well as put their health at risk by going to work.  [...]

Awareness and Education: Substance Use Disorder

2020-09-18T15:11:04-04:00September 8th, 2020|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Wellness Programs, Wellness|

Awareness and education are crucial to understanding ways to prevent and effectively treat substance use disorders. What Is Substance Use Disorder? SAMHSA has created a Family Brochure for family members of people living with substance use disorders. It answers questions about [...]

The Mental Health Challenges of COVID-19

2020-06-02T10:03:25-04:00June 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

The public is gripped by fear of the novel coronavirus of 2019 (COVID-19) and by worry over whether the health system will be able to treat them or their loved ones should they become ill. Consequently, clinical and public [...]

Increased Focus on Mental Health: Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

2019-10-01T11:34:44-04:00October 1st, 2019|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Wellness|

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are valuable resources that remain underused. For some employees, there may be a stigma attached to using this service. Historically, EAP counseling has primarily served as a resource for people with substance abuse problems or [...]

Addiction in the Workplace: How to Help a Co-Worker

2019-08-19T13:37:47-04:00August 19th, 2019|Employee Assistance Program (EAP)|

Each year, addiction costs American businesses an estimated $276 billion. Beyond the financial impact, accidents and fatalities produce tragic consequences. In fact, one out of 10 employees has a substance use disorder in his or her lifetime. As the [...]

Employers Trying to Find Better Strategies To Address Workers’ Mental Health

2019-07-22T21:17:05-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Benefits|

In the middle of a work project at a global corporate consulting firm, Katherine Switz was gripped with a debilitating bout of anxiety. Her body froze, her heart raced, her chest tightened, and her mind went blank, which made [...]

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