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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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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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Coping with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Worrying about an upcoming presentation or feeling nervous about a trip to the dentist are pretty commonplace emotions that happen in all of us. However, when those feelings get out of control, it’s time to seek help. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, or GAD, occurs when a person continually worries about everything, or often, seemingly nothing at […]

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Depression in the Workplace: How EAPs Help

It wasn’t long ago that the world was shaken by the tragic suicide of award-winning actor Robin Williams. Many people outwardly questioned how someone so gifted and funny could take their own life. At the same time, it served as a sobering reminder that depression is a serious condition and exists all around us. According […]

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