Study: Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress

HealthDay News Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sweden and Finland. Those with a healthy lifestyle had no lifestyle […]

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Don’t Give Up – Keep Recommending Your EAP to Troubled Employees

Q. How many times should I recommend the EAP to my employee for the ongoing fights and domestic troubles at home that we hear about? The employee has never followed my recommendation to see the EAP. Should I refer the employee somewhere else?

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Treatments of physical and mental health are coming together

Physicians and therapists traditionally haven’t collaborated much when treating the same patient, but the federal healthcare law is spurring a change.

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How To Encourage Team-Building

Q. Our team training budget has been cut this year. Are there any strategies or techniques my employees can practice regularly that have an ongoing “team-building” effect to keep us cohesive and less prone to conflict with each other?

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When Employees Come To Work Sick

Q. I know “presenteeism” refers to employees coming to work sick and being less productive, but it can be difficult to spot associated job problems. How do supervisors intervene? Presenteeism isn’t a new concept, but I’ve only seen it mentioned in the past ten years or so.

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Don’t Diagnose – Refer To EAP

Q. Our organization is in an area of the country were there appears to be quite a few illegal methamphetamine labs. I know some employees are probably using the stuff. What are the signs and symptoms of meth use or withdrawal?

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