Can trauma lead to suicide?
With three recent suicides related to mass shootings, we want to remind employees that help is available. If you are in crisis — for this or any other reason — please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255. For info on grief and suicide prevention...
National Financial Literacy Month
This month is recognized every April to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. Partners EAP, in collaboration with the Harvard University Employee Credit Union, is offering a “Conquer Your Credit” webinar for Partners HealthCare employees and household members on April 24th...
April is Diversity Awareness Month
Diversity Awareness Month gives us an opportunity to reflect and focus on the meaning of diversity in our lives, our workplaces, our communities and our country. When it comes to diversity, we all have an opportunity to enrich our lives by embracing an attitude of respectful curiosity and compassionate acceptance. For more information, please see Partners EAP’s website page on Diversity Awareness Month ...
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
This year’s theme - “I Ask” - highlights the consent conversation and encourages people to think about what represents consent. The #MeToo movement demonstrates that sexual violence is prevalent, it can happen to anyone, and the impact on survivors is long-lasting...
National Humor & National Stress Awareness Months
Research supports the benefits of humor. At work, it can improve productivity and increase employee engagement. A dose of humor releases serotonin in the brain, decreases stress. and increases overall brain power and a sense of well-being. For more information, please see Partners EAP’s website page...
Alcohol Awareness Month
Did you know that a can of beer, 5 ounces of wine, and 1.5 ounces of liquor all contain approximately the same amount of alcohol? Or that having more than one drink in a day for women and more than two drinks in a day for men is considered “at-risk” drinking,” per the National Institutes of Health (NIH)? Learn more about this year’s Alcohol Awareness Month...
Thinking about quitting smoking? Check out these resources...