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Mental Health in Workplace

Sixteen Signs That an Employee Is a Sociopath

Sixteen Signs that Employee is a Sociopath Research shows sociopaths will show several or more of the following traits. Do any of these sound like one of your employees? They’re superficially charming and intelligent. They sometimes say things that seem very irrational. At times, they display signs of extreme nervousness, or other neuroses. They aren’t reliable,… Read More


What Happens to Mental Health at Work When Our Devices Know How We Feel?

Originally in the Harvard Business Review by Michael Schrage Stressed? Depressed? Distracted? Overwhelmed? The cognitive and emotional demands on managers have rarely been more complicated or intense. One recent global research survey of employee assistance programs found that, combined, employee anxiety, stress, and depression accounted for over 80% of all emotional health cases in 2014, compared with 55% in… Read More


FREE CRISIS COUNSELING

FREE CRISIS COUNSELING In response to Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, the UNLV School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is providing free Crisis Support to members of the public affected by the tragedy. If you or a loved one needs to speak to someone, the professionals at the Mojave Counseling Clinic on West… Read More


Moneyball for Mindfulness

Mindfulness in the workplace seems to be the “New” buzz word in the EAP world the last couple of years.  It’s becoming so important we teach employers the mental skills to help there employees understand that each employee has their own day to day stress both at home and in the workplace. Becoming mindful of… Read More


Prepare for Active Shooters

The third week of National Safety Month focuses on workplace violence and Preparing for Active Shooters. Every year, 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence. The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace violence as “any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior… Read More


Can your wellness program keep pace with high tech employees?

By now you’ve probably heard that one-size-fits-all workplace wellness programs don’t work. In today’s high tech world, we’re wired to expect a personalized experience. Your employees assume their technology is learning who they are and delivering relevant content – they expect the same from their wellness program. Employees need a seamless experience that reflects who… Read More


5 Steps Businesses Can Take to Curb Opioid Abuse

  EAP’s Can Assist Employers – Opioid Abuse Opioid abuse is become more common in the workplace.  A new survey by the National Safety Council taken last month revealed that 70 percent of businesses say that prescription drug use – particularly use of opioids painkillers – has affected their business. According to the CDC, 91 people… Read More


EAP’s remain best option for mental health in the workplace

BY PAULA PEACOCK – Benefits Pro EAP’s remain best option for mental health in the workplace. Once considered to be the silent tsunami of the workplace, the issue of employee mental health is increasingly becoming a topic of conversation in C-suites around the country — and rightfully so. When it comes to the impact of mental… Read More


Harassment and inequality should be treated like a workplace hazard

    Hard hats and boots or rape and sexual harassment. Which of these says Occupational Health and Safety to you? When we think of workplace safety we’ve been conditioned to concentrate more on ‘lifting from the knees’ than gendered violence and it is about time that changed. Last week Fairfax Media released its investigation… Read More


25 Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

These 25 expert tips will help you fight holiday stress relax and actually enjoy the holidays. Do you get stressed-out around the holidays? Holiday stress-busting tips The shopping and crowds. The back-to-back diet-busting parties. The interminable chats with the in-laws. We understand how easy it is to feel not so wonderful at this most wonderful… Read More