Fall 2009

EAP News

In this issue:
Identity Thieves Everywhere
Stress & Money Financial Stress Affects Health
Fire Prevention: What You Can Do at Home & Work
Candle Safety Tips
Home Buying Tax Credit Q & A
How to Use Your EAP

Identity Thieves Lurk Everywhere
While we fret over the possibility of having our personal information stolen online, the truth is we're more likely to have our identities
filched offline. Online identity theft methods constituted only 12 percent of fraud in cases where the victims knew how their identity
was stolen...

Stress & Money – The Health Connection
The Growing Stress Over Money
The American Psychological Association's “2008 Stress in America” survey reported that the declining economy is taking its toll on everyone, though women are hit harder by financial stress...

Keep Financial Stress from Affecting Your Health
A lot of people today say the economy is giving them headaches and stress, according to the American Psychological Association.
Some aren't sleeping well at night, and that's bad news. Sleep loss is linked to high blood pressure, heart disease risk and lower immunity...

Fire Safety & Prevention
What to do at Home
During Fire Prevention Week, we urge you to...

Candle–Burning Safety
They look nice and smell good, but candles have become a serious nationwide problem...

Home Buying – $8K Tax Credit Q & A
The following questions and answers provide basic information about the tax credit. If you have more specific questions, we strongly encourage you to consult a qualified tax advisor or legal professional about your unique situation...

How to Use Your EAP
When help is needed call 1–800–433–2320. 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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