Who Do I Contact?
For assistance, contact any member of your Local EAP Committee. You can find a list of Committee Members on your Local Council Committees page. For your convenience, a list of Committee Chairs and links to the Local Committee lists are below.
Elizabeth Dillon/Jeanne McCleave
Elizabeth Dillon, MEC Chairperson
Jeanne McCleave, MEC Vice Chairperson
Many people go through short periods of time where they feel sad or not like their usual selves. Sometimes, these mood changes begin and end when the seasons change. People may start to feel “down” when the days get shorter in the fall and winter (also called “winter blues”) and begin to feel better in the spring, with longer daylight hours. In some cases, these mood changes are more serious and can affect how a person feels, thinks, and handles daily activities. If you have noticed significant changes in your mood and behavior whenever the seasons change, you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression.
New rules that went into place on January 1, 2022 will provide new billing protections related to some medical care expenses. The new rules provide expanded protections against the practice of “balance billing” by providers in certain instances. You can read more about these new protections at www.cms.gov/nosurprises/consumers.
The New Year is not just a ritual. It is the celebration of new hopes and dreams. It is an opportunity to start with a clean slate. Typically, New Year resolutions tend to focus on weight, general health and finances. But, what might the new year offer us if we used it as an opportunity to commit to improvements in our emotional and mental well-being. Below are seven positive mental health resolutions that you can borrow for your new year.
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