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SMU’s EAP Program Offers Tips for Healthy Lifestyles

Jumpstart your health! Keeping priorities on target and juggling life’s demands can be exhausting. But what is most important is taking care of your health and your family’s health. It only takes a few minutes a day to practice healthy … Continue reading

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Good Things Come with Age – A Special Offer from SMU’s EAP Program

Did you know that you can get a free membership?  SMU’s Employee Assistance Program is providing a one-year AARP Membership to you at no cost! SMU is committed to offering you benefits that promote health, wellness, and financial security. Now, we are pleased … Continue reading

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Room to Breathe – Focusing on Priorities

It seems like there are more moving parts to life than ever before. Often we feel the need to get lots of things done – and done quickly. Messages on portable devices can reach us anytime, anywhere. We feel the … Continue reading

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It’s Tax Season – Log On To Magellan’s Website to Learn about Available Discounts!

During the upcoming tax season, tax preparation services are available to SMU employees and their household members through H&R Block At Home™.   This service is provided through SMU’s Magellan Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Access Magellan Services Online The program offers the H&R … Continue reading

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Depression in Men

A lot of the time, depression seems to be thought of as a woman’s problem.  This theory is not unfounded, since the depression rate among women is nearly twice of what it is for men.  Recent studies have indicated, though, … Continue reading

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Depression in Women

Between families, careers, pregnancy, and menopause, a woman’s risk of developing depression is about twice of what it is for men.  Though changes in mood occur naturally with hormonal fluctuations, they alone do not cause depression.  Biological factors, inherited traits, … Continue reading

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Three Rules for Dealing with Depression

Three Rules for Dealing with Co-worker, Friend, and Family Member Depression Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to say around someone who is going through a tough time. Whether it be a death in the family or a serious … Continue reading

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

A combination of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion arise when caregivers take on more than they can handle.  Burnout occurs when caregivers don’t receive adequate help and support when taking on the huge responsibility of caring for another person. Caregivers … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver

Though it may seem to be a contradiction, caring for yourself during the time that you are caring for another is one of the most important things you can do – for both your loved one and for yourself.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Magellan’s Addiction Awareness Webinar on September 14

What is the difference between an addiction and recreational use? Why are some people more at-risk for addiction than others? What is the difference between ‘helping’ and ‘enabling’ a friend or loved one who has an addiction? Magellan is pleased … Continue reading

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