A practical alternative to mental-health EAPs

Employers have addressed health issues for many years through approaches such as offering sick days, health insurance, and wellness programs. As awareness of mental health issues grows, many employers...... More »

What keeps you up at night?

“I just can’t shut my mind off. I’m tired when I lay down, but it’s like my brain goes into high gear and I can’t fall asleep. I try...... More »

Finding reasons to live

Suicide has become the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. and second-highest cause for people between the ages of 10 and 34. The rate of suicide attempts...... More »

Talking about hard topics

I usually like to begin our newsletter with something upbeat, but this issue, I want to discuss something that’s very difficult for most people. Asa society, as a community,...... More »

Help for your church’s employees

Challenges in your employees’ personal lives may spill over and affect your church. From marital problems, to anxiety and depression, to substance abuse and more, these “personal matters” significantly...... More »

Compassion fatigue and your team

Serving the needs of others can be deeply satisfying. Unfortunately, it can also be profoundly exhausting. Having to remain fully alert and supportive while responding to a never-ending series...... More »

Are your classrooms trauma-competent?

If your church has classrooms, you’ve no doubt taken the time to make sure you have all the right supplies. You’ve probably even put hours of work into making...... More »