Summer 2008

EAP News

IN THIS ISSUE
CDC Tells How To Protect Yourself In The Summer Heat
Exercise Takes The Edge Off Of Chronic Pain
Garden Spots Can Be Inspirational
Key To Coping With Information Overload
Many Choices Available For Camping Trips
How to Use Your EAP

CDC Tells How To Protect Yourself In The Summer Heat

Summertime and the livin' is usually hot so if you work outdoors, remember to take the typical precautions against overheating.....

Exercise Takes The Edge Off Of Chronic Pain

Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say that when you are in pain, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. But it could be more important than you think. Regular exercise is a versatile weapon in the fight against chronic pain. It may seem difficult to start, but your body will thank you.....

Garden Spots Can Be Inspirational

A tiny garden can bring you closer to nature as you tend the plants with special care and watch them grow. It could be a niche in a corner of the yard, a raised bed of flowers or vegetables, a window box or two, or a container garden on the deck. In any case, the compact garden takes less time and work. The satisfaction comes from working with each individual plant.....

Key To Coping With Information Overload

In–boxes are overflowing with magazines, reports and memos; e–mail boxes are brimming with half–read and unread messages. ”More and more managers tell me they're spending three or four hours a day responding to e–mail and doing so isn't making them more productive,” says Lyle Sussman, Ph.D., a speaker, author, management consultant, and professor of management at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.....

Many Choices Available For Camping Trips

The United States offers many opportunities to get in touch with nature. There are picturesque primitive areas where you can build a fire, pitch a tent, and set your sleeping bag on open ground. That's real camping.....

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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