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EAP offers guidance for finding a mental health provider

Feb. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt employees and their spouses can access Work/Life Connections-EAP for personalized assistance with this process including insurance costs questions.

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Make sleeping better your resolution for the new year

Dec. 13, 2018—Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program is offering a five-week workshop to help improve sleeping habits. Utilizing the first-line treatment Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, this workshop will teach you new tools to guide you toward a better rest for success.

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Tips on supporting a positive body image during the holiday season

Nov. 26, 2018—In general, it is best to keep comments about peoples’ bodies to a minimum.

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Wellcast: How to be purposeful with resilience through the holidays

Nov. 20, 2018—The Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program interviews manager Jim Kendall about the secret of becoming “holiday resilient.” Listen to the wellcast to discover the best ways to manage the potential stress and chaos of the season.

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Health Plus: ‘Managing Stress in the Workplace’

Sep. 26, 2018—Jim Kendall, LCSW, CEAP, Manager of Work/Life Connection, will discuss how to focus on resilience and well-being, and integrating these into our work and personal lives to better cope with daily stressors.

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Work/Life Connections–EAP open house Oct. 2

Sep. 23, 2018—Work/Life Connections–EAP will host an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.

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EAP offers resources during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep. 10, 2018—Work/Life Connections–EAP offers resources to assist in learning more about how to identify and help those who may be contemplating or talking about plans to harm themselves.

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Insomnia treatment workshop available through EAP

Aug. 23, 2018—Employees can learn more about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi) through the Work/Life Connections - Employee Assistance Program.

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8 ways to manage your anger when the temperature rises

Jul. 20, 2018—How can you beat the heat and avoid getting heated? Here are eight suggestions for managing anger more effectively.

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Wellcast: I am not my diagnosis

Jun. 12, 2018—One in five American adults experience some form of mental illness each year. In this EAP Wellcast, Rosemary Cope, EAP Counselor, and Emma Finn, LMFT, RN-BC discuss how a diagnosis of a mental health condition can mark a new beginning of a happy and productive life rather define or diminish a person and what they can contribute to society.

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Employee Assistance Program open house for faculty and staff May 21

May. 4, 2018—May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt's Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has planned an open house for university faculty and staff May 21.

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Wellcast: Raising awareness of male survivors of sexual assault

Apr. 24, 2018—All survivors of abuse/sexual assault deserve support and understanding, but the experience of males is often overlooked due to social attitudes, stereotypes and reluctance to come forward. Studies suggest that one in six boys in the United States will become victims of sexual assault before they turn 18.

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