Winter 2005

EAP NEWS

IN THIS ISSUE
The Tempting Season
B Vitamins
Staying Well
Fireplace Safety
Construction Zone Dangers
Teach Kids to Problem Solve
How To Use Your EAP

The Tempting Season: Thanksgiving Through Christmas

It's easy to visualize. There is turkey with dressing, potatoes with butter and sour cream, ham, candied sweet potatoes, casseroles, noodles, and scalloped oysters. Then come the cakes, cookies, candy, and pies....

B Vitamins Called Important in Preserving Memory

Though the role of vitamins in preserving memory is unclear, researchers know that vitamins B 12, folate, and B 6, are crucial for normal brain function...

Staying Well FIT, The Exercise Key

If you want better bones and balance, and a stronger heart and body, exercise is the key. It can do more good than medication over the long term...

Fireplace Safety Where There's Soot, There May Soon Be

Professional chimney cleaners say any soot deposits more than a quarter–inch thick present a fire hazard.

The soot, called creosote, is one of the top reasons for the thousands of fires involving fireplaces each year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Creosote is flammable and should be cleaned out annually if the fireplace is used very much. Find a National Chimney Sweep Guild Certified chimney sweep.....

Construction Zone Dangers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Commission says construction zones are
more dangerous than you realize...

Teaching Kids To Solve Problems

Gradually teaching a child to be a self–sufficient person is one of a parent's most important tasks. Some ways to start...

How to Use Your EAP

When help is needed call the office location most convenient for you. The office coordinator will ask for your name, employer and a brief description of your presenting concern. If an emergency exists you will be given immediate assistance. If your situation is not an emergency, you will be offered telephone assistance and/or in–person sessions to complete an assessment and make a referral for treatment if needed.

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