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Are You Ready For The Worst?

As an EAP, we respond when disaster strikes – the death of an employee due to a traffic accident, suicide of an employee, serious injury from an industrial accident, an employee receiving a life threatening diagnosis are just a few examples of the situations that we have been called upon to help employers. We know having Read More

What Is the Cause of Workplace Stress?

A recent survey by Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking and solutions company, found 75% of US employers say stress is their number one workplace health concern. The survey goes on to reveal a disconnect between employers and employees as to the cause of the stress.  Employers in the survey indicated that the number Read More

Practicing Mindfulness

This is a Guest Post by: Tony Schnotala, MSW Intern – Leonard Street Counseling Center When you think about your life, what comes to mind? Do you reflect on your job, on how your day and week is largely structured around it? Perhaps you think about your family members and how your interactions with them affect your Read More

Coping with Holiday Expectations

The weeks between Thanksgiving and the New Year can be a time of joy, sharing and wonder.  It can also be a season of contradictions, unrealistic expectations and disappointment. This blog post is intended to give you some ideas on why this can happen and help you anticipate issues and plan ways to cope. It can Read More