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SPOTLIGHT ON SUICIDE

SPOTLIGHT ON SUICIDE

According to the CDC, suicide is one of the leading cause of death in the United States.  It claims more lives than automobile accidents or opioids and yet in some cases the numbers of suicides are under-reported as families want to hide the reasoning behind the death of a loved one. This secrecy exposes the stigma. The silence perpetuates the problem.

What to Look for in an EAP - A Three-Part Series, Part 1: Assessing Your Needs

What to Look for in an EAP - A Three-Part Series, Part 1: Assessing Your Needs

What should you look for when selecting an Employee Assistance program?  Well, that depends on who you are.  EAPs are not all the same.  One size does not fit all.  Before comparing employee assistance programs, carefully assess your organization’s needs.

Job Pressure...the leading cause of stress in the U.S.?

Job Pressure...the leading cause of stress in the U.S.?

Mental health issues now are the leading cause of illness in the workplace. A study conducted by the American Institute of Stress in 2014 showed that job pressure was the leading cause of stress in the U.S.