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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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Women’s Center presents Work-Life Workshop on managing conflict April 3

Mar. 7, 2018—“Managing Conflict with Assertiveness” will feature Stephanie Dean, assistant manager of Work/Life Connections–EAP, from noon to 1 p.m. April 3 in Sarratt 216/220.

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Tips for coping with reactions to recent school shootings

Feb. 22, 2018—by Chad A. Buck, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program On Jan. 18, 1993, a 17-year-old student with his father’s revolver walked into a high school classroom in my hometown of Grayson, Kentucky. His classmates watched as he fatally shot their teacher and a custodian. He then taunted the students and held them hostage...

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Work/Life Connections–EAP offers food for thought for Eating Disorders Awareness Month

Feb. 14, 2018—February is Eating Disorders Awareness Month, and National Eating Disorders Awareness Week runs Feb. 26 through March 4.

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Women’s Center presents: ‘The Meaning of Money’ March 1

Feb. 13, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will host the next of its series of Work-Life Workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students on Thursday, March 1, with “The Meaning of Money,” featuring Ellen Clark, a clinical counselor with Vanderbilt Work-Life Connections-EAP.

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Work/Life Connections-EAP offers resources for financial health

Jan. 30, 2018—Financial health is a crucial aspect of your overall wellbeing. While it does not offer financial counseling, the Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program (WLC-EAP) has identified a few resources to help employees develop financial resilience and stability.

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Work/Life Connections–EAP offers guidance on talking about sexual assault and harassment

Jan. 18, 2018—The Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program offers tips on how to talk about sexual assault and sexual harassment.

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Health and Wellness announces holiday hours

Dec. 20, 2017—Health and Wellness services—the Occupational Health Clinic, Work/Life Connections–EAP and Health Plus—will be open during regular business hours over the next two weeks, except for closures during observed holidays on Dec. 22, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

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Surviving grief during the holidays

Dec. 18, 2017—The holiday season brings light, gifts and celebration. It also can be a very difficult time for those who have experienced loss.

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Employee Hardship Fund provides support for Vanderbilt community

Nov. 27, 2017—Help support Vanderbilt's Employee Hardship Fund by signing up for Kroger Community Rewards.

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