With everything going on in the world, it's normal to want some extra help with our mental health right now. Whether you're feeling down, having trouble sleeping, or you just feel a bit off, we have several resources available to help you and your family.
Now is a good time for us to check in on our emotional well-being.
Employee Assistance Program
Carnegie's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides free, 24-hour support, including access to counseling, to employees and members of their households. It provides you and members of your household no-cost support and resources for life's everyday challenges. Whether you need tin the moment emotional support, short-term counseling to get you through challenging life event or access to financial and legal advice, your EAP can be your first place to start.
Visit www.liveandworkwell.com to learn about the full range of benefits available to you. Register with your HealthSafe ID or browse as a guest with your company access code to get started.
Monthly Newsletter - August 2022
This month’s Optum newsletter shares insights on the importance of access to culturally competent care and provides strategies for coping with race-based traumatic stress.
This eNewsletter is available in 19 languages to view online or download as a pdf.
Carnegie has partnered with TalkSpace to bring you access to professional, personal and confidential online therapy to you with a series of pre-paid sessions. Now you can get the extra support you need in a way that works for you. With Talkspace, you can reach out to a licensed, in-network Optum Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Provider, 24/7.
To get started:
- Call Optum at 800-468-8369 to obtain an authorization code prior to registering (first visit only)
- Register online at https://www.talkspace.com/connect. You'll need the authorization code provided by Optum.
Please note that an authorization code is needed to utilize Talkspace, as it is a virtual visit provider and counts as an EAP visit. When texting a provider, 5 days of texting counts as 1 EAP visit.
Carnegie offers tEQuitable, an independent and confidential sounding board when you need support or advice. Check out Support Employee Mental Health and Well-Being, an action module from tEQuitable that provides tips on how to create safe spaces for employees to discuss their mental health and well-being.
Burnalong is here to support you in your health and wellness journey!! BurnAlong also offers health and wellness programs in addition to fitness programs. Services range from one week to 60-day programs. We've highlighted some of BurnAlong's quick stress management classes. Check out one of our favorite quick stress management tip classes here and share it with your BurnAlong team to take:
Need Motivation to boost your mental strength? (3 Min)
Hear from Emmitt Smith - an NFL Legend as a running back for 15 seasons. He was a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Dallas Cowboys, is the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.
Sitting at your desk all day? (4 Min)
Jason Lewis has a goal to help you become less of a desk jockey, and more of a movement specialist. Follow along to relieve tension in your neck and be more relaxed while you respond to your next email.
Need to reduce your stress level? (8 Min)
The #1 quickest way to get back to calm, is through your breath. Follow Laurie Schible - certified as a health, life, and Master of Transformation Coach in this short video that guides you through a simple 5-5-7 breath technique you can use. In just 2 min.
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Mental Health Awareness Blogs
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