Test your Mental Health Knowledge

Farmington, CT (October 20, 2017) – Are you stigmatizing individuals who experience or exhibit mental illness? The stigma associated with behavioral health conditions can limit the access an individual can receive to mental healthcare. People with mental illnesses can often feel shamed by their family, friends, and even their healthcare provider. Self-awareness and education are key to reducing stigma. Put …

How to Address Workplace Bullying

Farmington, CT (October 11, 2017) – Unfortunately the school yard or playground aren’t going to be the only places you can spot a bully. Sadly, childhood bullies often grow into adult bullies, bringing their destructive tendencies into the workplace, affecting workplace culture and overall productivity. In fact, 60 million Americans are affected by workplace bullying, according to the Workplace Bullying …

Removing the Stigma: National Suicide Prevention Month

Farmington, CT (September 27, 2017) – September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which gives individuals the opportunity to highlight a highly stigmatized topic. With suicide remaining one of the leading causes of death in the United States1, it is important to know who is at risk and detect the warning signs of suicidal behavior. Suicide is a very real problem …

Job insecurity

The Physical Effects of Job Insecurity in the Workplace

Farmington, CT (August 25, 2017) – When companies make budget cuts, plan mergers or acquisitions, restructure or begin outsourcing positions, employee can suffer from insecurities revolving around their job security. Job-related stress is causing the American workforce to suffer from both physical and mental ailments, according to new research from Ball State University.1 This study reveals that heart disease, loss …

EAP Workplace Absenteeism

Navigating Workplace Absenteeism

Farmington, CT (August 3, 2017) – Calling in sick happens. Injuries happen. Handling the occasional personal business during business hours also happens. Occasional absences from work are unavoidable. But when does it become more than just calling in sick? Excessive absenteeism, can present a myriad of challenges to employers. Workplace Absenteeism is recognized as the habitual pattern of absence from …

Envolve Center Healthcare

New Grants Support a Deeper Understanding of Health Outcomes

St. Louis, MO (January 27, 2017) – Leaders of the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change™ weren’t quite sure what to expect when they issued their first call for proposals in September, but they knew exactly what kind of research projects they were hoping to support: those that would further their understanding of health-related behaviors and lead to better health …