Depression Screening Day is 10/10/19
More than 15% of Americans will have depression that requires treatment at some point in their lives. Have you experienced symptoms that lead you to believe you may benefit from treatment? Take a free anonymous screening today or contact Partners EAP at 866-724-4327 to speak confidentially with an EAP counselor...
Did you know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month?
Abuse knows no boundaries – it can occur in every community, and effects all people regardless of age, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, or nationality. If you need help, have questions, or are worried about the safety of someone close to you, the EAP can provide support so you are not alone...
“Right Talent, Right Now” - National Disability Employment Awareness month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month is an annual awareness campaign to raise awareness and support the work contributions that people who live with a disability make every day. As an inclusive workplace, people living with disabilities are a part of our workforce. We can all take time to learn about and recognize the value, skills and unique talents that each person brings to work. You can find disability and accessibility resources at...
National Coming Out Day
Every year, National Coming Out Day on October 11 honors those who have come out as LGBTQ or as a straight ally for equality. Being out can be a daunting challenge but can also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. Visit the EAP Coming Out page for some things to think about if you are considering whether or not to come out to coworkers, family, friends or your community...
ADHD Awareness Month
Perhaps the most powerful treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is understanding ADHD in the first place. Some adults begin to think about their own challenges when their child is first diagnosed with ADHD. The EAP can help with support, education and referrals, as well as practical suggestions for job performance management...
Does Back to School Mean Back to being Bullied?
Bullying is defined as an ongoing pattern of physical or psychological aggression which leaves the victim or target feeling powerless, confused and can result in school and job problems, traumatic stress, and loss of friends. It is a silent epidemic online, in our schools, workplaces and in some families. The targets of bullying behaviors do not choose to be targeted and are never the cause. Don’t be a silent bystander. Short meaningful conversations can make a difference! To learn how to recognize and prevent bullying...
Suicide – the silent battle that can’t be won alone; help is available
The deaths last year by suicide of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain heightened media attention about suicide. Many of us carry dark private weight and fight silent battles alone. It doesn’t have to be this way. Support, a listening ear and guidance are available to you. For resources and information on suicide...
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