Did you know that nearly one in five Americans has a mental illnesses? Yet, in spite of how common mental illness is, there is a stigma around disorders like bipolar, depression, and anxiety. The goal of Mental Health Month (May) is to reduce that stigma through education and awareness. The experts from the NFDA Work/Life Resource Program have put together articles to help you learn more:
An Understanding of Mental Illnesses Helps Overcome Stigma
For Teens: What If My Parent or Friend Has a Mental Illness?
When a Loved One Has a Serious Mental Illness
The Work/Life Resource Program (EAP) offers a toll-free hotline staffed by experts who can suggest resources and offer support, along with unlimited access to online resources for:
- Unlimited phone/online consultations and up to three in-person sessions with a licensed counselor
- Online referrals to:
- Care services (adult, child or special needs care, summer camps, etc.)
- Education services (school, tutoring, test prep, etc.)
- Family services (parenting, adoption, pregnancy, infertility, etc.)
- Convenience services (home repair, pet care, relocation, etc.)
- Financial planning
- Legal information & referrals
- Articles, tools, webinars, podcasts and more!
The support offered through the NFDA Work/Life Resource Program is free and confidential. It is available to you, your immediate family, your staff, and members of their immediate family.
For more information, visit www.nfda.org/worklife (member log in required).