R U OK? Mental Health Awareness Initiative
Partners is embracing the R U OK? Workplace program during Mental Health Month. Please take the time to ask a colleague “R U OK?” when you are concerned about their wellbeing or notice a change in their behavior...
Each June, we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with Pride Month. This year’s theme is “Looking Back, Loving Forward” which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and celebrates the contributions of one of Boston’s Pride Marshals, Marsha P. Johnson, a black, self-identified drag queen and prominent transgender rights activist. For our LGBTQ+ employees and allies, we have compiled a list of resources that are welcoming and informed about LGBTQ+ issues...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
While most people recover relatively quickly from the emotional toll of a traumatic event, for some it may take longer. If someone develops PTSD, effective treatments are available. We can assist Partners-wide employees and household members if you have questions about your response to a traumatic event...
Looking for Summer Activities for Your Kids?
Summer is right around the corner! With summer vacation coming up, you may be struggling to find fun activities for your children. We have created a list for you of affordable activities in Boston that are fun and will bring your family together...
Supporting Someone Who is LGBTQ+
For some, it may be hard to find ways to support an LGBTQ+ family member. A loved one might have difficulty finding a way to show support while also struggling with their own separate inner conflict about a family member’s identity. Please visit our myStrength page to learn more about supporting an LGBTQ+ identified loved one, even if you need time to adjust...
Binge Drinking May Not Be What You Think
You’re at a celebration, having a great time. Three or four drinks are what everyone is having, no one seems drunk and the bar is open. Maybe you have one or two more drinks. You have a safe ride home. What’s the harm? Is that binge drinking?...
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