World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2015
This year’s theme is to empower and support all women...to adequately combine work with child-rearing, particularly breastfeeding. EAP has supported working, breastfeeding moms since 1992, with the opening of its first employee lactation room at MGH. With many allies, EAP oversees 32 lactation spaces serving MGH, BWH, BWFH and PHS. Program details...
EAP Shares Useful Tips to Prepare Students for Back to School/College
The beginning of a new academic year can be an exciting and stressful time. The following information may help prepare students emotionally and mentally for the upcoming year. ...
EAP Supports Parents
Parenting is a lifelong process and no one (experts included) has all the answers. Finding the right solution or parenting strategy is a matter of trial and error. Partners EAP is available to provide support and resources to make your days as a parent less stressful....
New Arrivals in Boston
Partners EAP welcomes you to Boston, a world renowned city for its history, culture, and education. A move is both exciting and challenging, so you may find the following links helpful as you settle in your new home. ...
Looking for Summer Fun?
The Boston Centers for Youth and Families offers a range of affordable programs for all ages from swimming to line dancing in the Boston area. An extensive Program Guide is posted on their website: www.cityofboston.gov/bcyf. Also the EAP has compiled a list of Fun, Low Cost Activities for Kids (and those young at heart) in and around Boston...
EAP Celebrates Boston Pride Month
Each year, LGBT communities and friends celebrate Pride Month in June to recognize the impact that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on the world. Parades, festivals and events acknowledge diversity and affirm dignity and equality rights for LGBT individuals and their families...
Heroin Addiction Resources for Families
When families are first impacted by a loved one’s addiction to heroin, it often comes as a shock. You try to make sense of it and wonder how you could have missed the signs and behaviors...
How are you Feeling? - Online Mental Health Screening, Free and Anonymous (English and Spanish)
Want to get your smile back? Feeling sad, angry or anxious? Is alcohol becoming a problem? Start with a free mobile-optimized and user-friendly screening that is completely anonymous.
The EAP Celebrates Healthy Eating
Healthy eating suggestions: visit a local farmers market; make a healthy, new recipe each week; eat the rainbow (strive to eat as many colors of fruits and vegetables as you can each day); and snack on fresh fruit in the afternoon instead of a chocolate bar....
Quit Smoking in 2015
Thinking about quitting smoking? Check out these resources...