Managing Sadness, Anxiety and Depression Over the Holidays

This notice is from the archives of The Notice Board. Information contained in this notice was accurate at the time of publication but may no longer be so.

The University of Lethbridge Employee Assistance Program is a confidential resource provided to help faculty, staff and family members (who are enrolled in the benefits plans) enhance their personal and workplace functioning.

The EFAP is a pro-active option for helping you manage your personal health and happiness.

You and your eligible dependents can each receive up to twelve hours of counselling services per benefit year provided through the EFAP. Counselling services are provided either in person, over the phone, video, e-counselling (instant chat or private messaging), self-directed online resource packages and tools.

The EFAP offers confidential, professional counseling (and referrals, when required) for you or your family’s personal difficulties such as:

Improving personal well-being:

Emotional or physical problems, personal stress, grief and loss, alcohol or drug dependency and addiction.

Addressing workplace challenges:

Work-life balance, career planning, workplace conflict, work-related stress, pre-retirement planning.

Managing relationships and family:

Communication, relationship conflict, parenting, separation and divorce

Taking financial and legal control in life:

Credit and debt management, retirement planning, bankruptcy, family law.

Everything is completely confidential. Homewood Health is contracted to provide and coordinate all services and counsellors are required by law to maintain the strictest confidentiality.  Have comfort in knowing that no information will be shared with your employer.

Contact and questions - here for you anytime, anywhere.

Help is always available - EFAP services are here to support you and your family with bilingual and fully accessible services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

English and French: 1-888-713-8623  On line resources: ab.bluecross.ca/efap

For more info contact Pension & Benefits or Employee Wellness.

 


Contact:

Suzanne McIntosh | suzanne.mcintosh@uleth.ca | (403) 332-5217 | https://www.uleth.ca/hr/wellness

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