EAP Frontline Employee December Newsletter

Featured in this month’s edition:

Know Your Positive Personal Attributes – “Employers not only want employees with the right skills and abilities, but also they want positive personal attributes…”

Is Pessimism Bad for Your Heart? – “A pessimistic attitude increases the risk for death from heart disease, a new study reports…?”

Marijuana: Just Don’t Use It – “In Colorado the number of fatal car crashes with drivers testing positive for marijuana has doubled in the past six years…”

Other topics in this edition:

    • Soft Skills to Know: Managing Conflict
    • Incivility Begets Incivility
    • Hot Tip for Resisting Holiday Overeating
    • How to Purchase Safe Toys
    • “I can’t sleep!”  Your EAP provides professional, brief counseling – on campus, plus 27 locations statewide – to help identify and resolve personal, family or work related concerns. Employee Assistance is:
    • For the full December 2016 edition of “Frontline Employee”, or to learn more about UConn EAP visit our webpage: http://hr.uconn.edu/employee-assistance-program/
    • Confidential! Copy & paste the link for a clear, 3-minute video explanation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kUF4rrRFc4
    • Free!
    • Household Members too!  To schedule a private appointment, call:(800) 852-4392 Statewide – 24 hours (Toll-free in CT)
    • For more information, contact: Gary Alger at gary.alger@uconn.edu
    • (860) 486-1307 Storrs
    • MANAGERS – Just So You Know… EAP is also available by invitation to meet with departments, programs or other groups to discuss and process areas of common concern.