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.
To prepare and respond to active shootings in the workplace, check out ways to prepare and respond during an active shooting incident HERE.
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
…and so the adventure begins!
For information and ideas on new years resolutions to support your mental health click here.