Living Life with a Loved One with a Alcohol or Drug Problem
This group will provide support, education and coping skills for employees who have family or friends who drink or use drugs. If you have struggled to understand why your loved one continues to drink or use drugs despite consequences or if you are concerned that your own behaviors are enabling them, this is a group that you want to attend.
This group will meet September 25, 2019- November 20, 2019 on Wednesdays from 12 pm-1 pm. It will take place at the Professional Building which is located at 419 West Redwood Street, Suite 560.
The groups are open ended and there are 15 slots, so please sign up as soon as possible to reserve your seat. Please call 667-214-1555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up or get further information.
UMMC Office of Workforce Engagement will be hosting monthly workshops to provide education, resources and support on topics including finances/money management, advanced planning and caring for loved ones. Attend one or all workshops and develop ways to reduce barriers and promote overall wellness.
Employees are welcome to attend and RSVP is not required but preferred. Contact Heather Kangas (email@example.com) with any questions.
Are you overwhelmed with financial stress? Access KOFE webinars instantly for valuable information on money saving lessons. Here you can expand your knowledge of debt management, credit consolidation, student loan repayment, first time home buying, and increase overall financial wellness.
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Check out more information located under “Financial Counseling”
2019 marks the 70th year Mental Health Month has been observed. Educate yourself and others while raising awareness for mental health. Check out Mental Health America’s Mental Health Month Toolkit for more information on work life balance, animal companionship, spirituality, humor and social connection.
National Public Health Week 2019 kicks off 4/1/19!
Attend events and join in on conversations about focused on the 2019 theme:“Creating the Healthiest Nation: For Science. For Action. For Health.”
The Wellness Hub at UMB will be hosting events throughout the week designed to engage and inform on key public health issues in your local community, nationally and world wide. Check out events listed here.
During the week, we will celebrate the power of prevention, advocate for healthy and fair policies, share strategies for successful partnerships and champion the role of a strong public health system. For more information
Spring is a time for regrowth and renewal. Have you considered spring cleaning for the mind? It’s a great time to declutter negativity, drama and unnecessary stress from our lives. This rejuvenation period allows us to declutter our thoughts and feelings to help boost sense of self, recognize accomplishments, engage in new endeavors and start off the spring season feeling refreshed. What a great gift to give ourselves!
Release Anger and Resentments
Check out this SPRING CLEANING CHECKLIST for tips on how to remove negative mental clutter and create welcoming space for positive changes
In the event of inclement weather, please call EAP (667-214-1555) prior to appointment to confirm.
Please use caution, stay safe and contact the office for any scheduling needs.
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Should you need further support, please call EAP at 667-214-1555
Attend the 31st annual Tuerk Conference and gain up to date information on current issues in the field of mental health and addiction treatment. Participants will gain valuable information that will affect them and those they serve.
Topic areas will include:
International drug treatment practices and policies in countries such as Portugal
Maryland’s response to Opioid Crisis
Medication assisted treatment
Medical Cannabis in Maryland; Cannabis in the Workplace
Suicide Prevention and Addiction
Reducing barriers to treatment
Harm Reduction strategies
Addiction and Pregnancy