Dec. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt's Work/Life Connections-EAP gives some tips on how to check in on your friends and colleagues in this time of greater stress.
Dec. 2, 2020—The winter holidays are a time of anticipation and meaning for many. They remind us of family traditions, our childhoods, and an array of expectations. This year, COVID-19 also will change our holiday celebrations. Vanderbilt Work/Life Connections-EAP shares some tips for navigating the holidays and managing the negative feelings this holiday season may bring.
Oct. 26, 2020—The heightened distress of a polarizing political climate combined with the anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic have us riding an emotional roller coaster. Try these core techniques for facing unknown and uncertain times.
Jul. 21, 2020—Watch a video of the "A Healthier You" wellcast featuring Jim Kendall, manager of Work/Life Connections, discussing "Quarantine Fatigue."
May. 20, 2020—This year has brought so much more than the “normal stresses of life,” and paying attention to our positive emotional well-being is more important than ever. Building psychological resilience helps us manage these stressors and bounce back when there are life challenges.
May. 18, 2020—The SEC Executive Committee has provided a $100,000 grant on behalf of the Southeastern Conference for disaster relief to aid Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff affected by the EF-3 tornado that struck Nashville and the surrounding area on March 3.
Apr. 6, 2020—To support Vanderbilt community members, the Office of Student Care Coordination, the University Counseling Center, the Center for Student Wellbeing and the Employee Assistance Program have compiled tips on ways individuals can take care of their mental health and well-being throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 30, 2020—Staff at Vanderbilt University have made the transition to online and alternative learning and remote work possible for many, all while prioritizing the safety, productivity and well-being of those in our university community, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Mar. 4, 2020—Work/Life Connections–EAP will host an open house for Vanderbilt University faculty and staff on Wednesday, March 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Medical Arts Building, Suite 010, located at 1211 21st Ave. S.
Oct. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt is an interconnected community. Losses in one department can have a ripple effect throughout the campus and beyond. Work/Life Connections-EAP offers counseling and coaching resources for faculty and staff.
Jun. 20, 2019—Anger and increased irritability can be common issues among people who are struggling with varying degrees of depression.
May. 16, 2019—The month of May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, the aim of which is to educate the public about the realities of mental health conditions and reduce stigma around seeking support or identifying as a person with a mental health concern.