November is National Family Caregiver Month
A month-long tribute to recognize those individuals who provide care for friends or family members who are sick, elderly, or are living with a disability. Many caregivers do this while still holding down a job which can be exhausting. Caregivers often put their needs and feelings aside to ensure that the people they are caring for have all that they need. They are selfless and expect no accolades for this hard work. Let’s remember to thank them for all they do. For information on Caregiving...
Transgender Day of Remembrance 11/20/19
The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance that honors the memory and recalls the names of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-trans violence that year. LGBTQ Allies can attend TDOR programs, vigils, or worship services in support of the trans community and to raise awareness of anti-trans homicides which disproportionally include trans women of color. Visit the EAP website to learn how to be an ally...
Grief and Sadness at the Holidays
Many of us find holidays difficult, and TV, movies, and social media can make us feel as if everyone else is having wonderful holiday celebrations, while holidays can be a time of deep sadness, grief, or loneliness for many people. Some of us have difficult, complicated family relationships, others have families from whom they are separated by geography or for other reasons, and some will spend the holidays grieving the absence or loss of a loved one. If you are struggling with grief or sadness this holiday season or at any time, the EAP can provide support and tips...
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