maggie@southwesteap.com, Author at Southwest EAP

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Suicide Prevention and Workplace Impacts

Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background and are often the result of an untreated mental health condition. These thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and are therefore considered a psychiatric emergency. Each year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide, leaving behind their friends and family to navigate the […]

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Employee Engagement Trends & Challenges

According to Gallup’s 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report, only 33% of U.S. workers say they are engaged at work. That’s a problem. Employees who are actively disengaged are more likely to steal from their company, negatively influence their coworkers, miss workdays and drive away customers. Further, Gallup estimates that actively disengaged employees cost […]

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Why Your Best Employees Leave

And how to keep them It’s often said, “Employees leave managers, not companies.” While this statement is not always true, we find that supervisor/employee conflicts are a big part of turnover. A poll by Gallup supports this belief: They found that up to 50% of employees who quit cite their manager as the main reason. […]

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Suicide Prevention Resources

With the recent news of celebrity suicides and the ongoing discussions of increasing suicide prevention activities and involvement, we wanted to quickly share some resources: Depression In the Workplace: How EAPs can Help Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace Psychology Today: A Call for Change: How to Contribute to Suicide Prevention As always, Southwest EAP […]

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