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Mental Health at Work: It’s Time to Start Talking about It

Posted: September 24, 2018

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“Mental illness is the single greatest cause of worker disability in the United States.” – National Alliance on Mental Illness Considering this startling fact, you may wonder why there isn’t more focus on mental health in the workplace. Our experience as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider to hundreds of small and large businesses has [...] Read Post

10 Habits to Maintain Good Health

Posted: August 18, 2018

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Committing to healthy behaviors is one of the most meaningful gifts you can give to yourself, as well as to those around you. By taking care of your health, you are able to serve as a role model to your family, friends and co-workers. Following is a handy list of 10 habits that will help [...] Read Post

Addressing Employee Alcohol and Drug Issues in the Workplace

Posted: July 24, 2018

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Lehigh Valley-Based EAP Provides Support with this Sensitive Topic Identifying and intervening appropriately with employees who use are using substances at work can be very challenging for employers. What’s the best way to approach suspected users? What are the legal implications of calling them out? And, how do you treat marijuana use, as legislation [...] Read Post

Use of Illicit Drugs by U.S. Workers on the Rise

Posted: July 24, 2018

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HealthWorks Expands Drug Testing Program with Oral Fluid Collection Device The national focus on prescription opioids has driven abuse of those drugs down over the last year, according to a 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s the good news. Even so, the number of American workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana [...] Read Post

Exercise and Your Brain

Posted: July 19, 2018

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Your body sends messages just like your brain There is a one-way street in my neighborhood where motorists turn down the wrong way pretty frequently. This street isn’t going to change anytime soon, but it appears a new lane of understanding is opening when it comes to exercise and your brain. While we know [...] Read Post

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