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Volume 19, Issue 3

Depression Screening Day
Kids Who Rule The Roost
‘The Number'
A Satisfying Life
Caring For An Elderly Parent
How To Use Your EAP

National Depression Screening Day October 7, 2004

National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), is the first and largest nationwide, community–based mental health screening program…

Experts: Kids Who Rule the Roost Might Not Become Well–Adjusted Adults

Many kids today know they can govern family activities and decisions. Not getting what they want is unfamiliar to them…

You Hate Thinking About It, But ‘The Number' Haunts You

Lee Eisenberg is writing a book called The Number. It's about what you'll need to retire, ”how many acorns you need to squirrel away in order to feel confident…

Read, Love, and Meditate Your Way to a Satisfying Life

Psychologist Martin Seligman says you can change your character in order to have a happier life.

In Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification (Oxford University Press, 2004), edited by Christopher Peterson, 24 traits are listed as qualities we can achieve. The top 10 are…

Caring For an Elderly Parent Can Cause Problems at Home, at Work

The National Alliance for Caregiving (Bethesda, Md.) says about a quarter of elderly or disabled people lived with their caregivers in 2003. Some caregivers had families and jobs to handle as well…

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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