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Obamacare and Mental Health: Good News and Bad News

An article was published by US News and World Report yesterday, and it has mixed news about the Affordable Care Act and mental health treatment: the number of people with mental health conditions who are uninsured decreased in 2015, but… Continue Reading Obamacare and Mental Health: Good News and Bad News

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Predicting and Preventing Workplace Violence: An EAP’s Worst Nightmare
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The recent tragedy involving the murders of a news reporter and camera operator on the air in Roanoke, Virginia is a reminder that workplace grievances and grudges can erupt into violence very easily, and that terminating a person’s employment can… Continue Reading Predicting and Preventing Workplace Violence: An EAP’s Worst Nightmare

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Concern about Employees Means More than “Canned” Tips on a Website

McDonald’s has come under fire in recent weeks for a series of posts on an employee web portal (now deleted) which struck many people as insensitive at best and hypocritical at worst. The “tip sheets” included a health page from a… Continue Reading Concern about Employees Means More than “Canned” Tips on a Website

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A Basic Employee Assistance Program for Your Business

If you are an owner, supervisor, or manager in a small to mid-size business, and you have concerns about the effect that personal problems may be having on the job performance of one or more of your employees, there is… Continue Reading A Basic Employee Assistance Program for Your Business

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A Culture of Health

I spent the day today at the Northern Illinois Employee Assistance Professionals Association annual conference. There were some excellent presentations and the opportunity to network with a great many EAP and treatment professionals.  

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