by Michael Dentico

I first read the term “neurodiversity” in an article given to me by an English professor while attending Columbia College in Chicago. It was a fascinating read. Its writer focused on the fact that we often have a societal urge to strive for the “normal” life; we don’t want ourselves to be associated with anything […]

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by Rick Kronberg

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month and one place organizers will look to promote it is in the workplace. The World Health Organization reports mental disorders as 1 of the 3 leading causes of disability, which impacts both employees’ and their caregivers’ health and well-being. Undiagnosed or untreated conditions can increase absenteeism and diminish overall work […]

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by Terry Cahill

For many of us, with statistics, top five lists and poll results flashing and streaming by us daily, the answer to the title question above is “not much.”  Just more data.  But in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) field, which for years has relied on anecdote and story to demonstrate its value, more data— specifically […]

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by Joy Lockner

A workplace wellness program supports healthy behaviors and improves health outcomes.  These programs consist of activities, such as health education and coaching, weight management programs, medical screenings, on-site fitness programs and more. Not only do they support healthy behaviors, but they are also cost-effective. Here are 5 key elements of a comprehensive workplace wellness program: […]

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