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March 31, 2020

Healthcare workers and first responders experience unique challenges during episodes of disease outbreak and pandemic. Long shifts, infrequent breaks, societal pressure, new policies and procedures, decreased socialization, increased stigma, and fear of becoming ill, can all have an impact on one's ability to cope. These challenges can increase stress and anxiety. Here are a number of considerations that can support the mental health and well-being of healthcare providers and first responders....

March 20, 2020

Resources for Health Care Leadership 

Healthcare workers and first responders experience unique challenges during episodes of disease outbreak and pandemic. Long shifts, infrequent breaks, societal pressure, new policies and procedures, decreased socialization, and fear of becoming ill, can all have an impact on one's ability to cope. These challenges can increase stress and anxiety if employees and leaders are not mindful of their mental health and well-being. 

Sustaining the Well...

March 18, 2020

At FSEAP, our customers and our employees and affiliates are top priority. We are continuing to adjust our operations to protect and support you, your employees and our FSEAP team. In following the guidelines of the Public Health Agency of Canada and the provincial governments, we are temporarily closing our service offices to protect the health and safety of our employees and service recipients. We have moved to a telehealth model for service delivery--providing Employee and Family Assistance P...

March 18, 2020

Mise à jour sur la maladie à coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Le PAESF suit de près l’émergence de la COVID-19 au Canada et met en place des mesures pour soutenir ses employés(ées) et les personnes recevant la prestation de services des programmes d’aide aux employés(ées) et à leur famille, de santé en milieu de travail et d’intervention en cas d’incident critique. 

Nous adaptons notre approche relative à la prestation des services en fonction des besoins appropriés et émergents dans chaque région géog...

March 15, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update 

FSEAP is monitoring the emergence of COVID-19 in Canada very closely and is taking steps to support both our employees and the people we serve through our Employee and Family Assistance Programs, Workplace Health, and Critical Incident Response services.

We are tailoring our service delivery approach to each geographic region as appropriate and as emerging needs require and will be taking direction from Health Canada and Provincial Health Authorities. We...

June 5, 2018

Would You Be Ready?

  • Do you have an active network inside and outside your company?

  • Have you considered which new fields or companies you might want to explore? 

  • Are you aware of the resources offered by your company to find a new position? 

  • Have you negotiated the best severance package possible?

Why Downsizing Happens
Many companies periodically downsize or lay off employees to reduce the cost of producing goods or services and remain competitive in the market. Industry indi...

April 10, 2018

As a manager, you have both the power and the responsibility to see your employees through stressful and uncertain times. Here are 11 ways you can help—starting today! 


1. Shut down rumor mill. Fear reigns during difficult economic environments. Right now your employees are speculating, gossiping, expressing their fears to each another, reading negative headlines and hearing tales of downsizing from friends and neighbors.


Don't allow a culture of paranoia to add to employee stress. Squelch rumor...

February 28, 2018

Solutions Newsletter for May 2017

The week of May 1st – 7th is Mental Health Week 2017. It is an annual national event that takes place during the first week in May to encourage people from all walks of life to learn, talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to mental health....

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January 26, 2018

Studies by occupational and environmental medicine researchers report that up to 40% of U.S. workers experience fatigue.  Low energy levels can sap your motivation, reduce productivity, lead to increased errors, and harm interpersonal relationships by making you cranky and difficult to work with. Keeping energized at work can vastly improve the quality your of time spent on the job, and it can help you jump-start your career.


What You Can Do at Home

1. Get enough sleep
Although medical profession...

January 2, 2018

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"Antidepressant Skills at Work is intended for:

  • Working people with low mood, who may be at risk for developing depression.

  • Working people who have developed a mild or major depression.

  • Individuals who have been off work for a period of time, and are reentering the workplace.

  • Partners, family members, friends or workplace colleagues who want to help an individual suffering from low mood...

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