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Resilience is a Verb

Posted by George L. Vergolias on November 15, 2017

We hear lots of talk on resilience these days – developing resilience, qualities of resilience, raising resilient kids, and of course examples of resiliency. Often resilience is spoken of as a “thing,” a “quality,” or a “state” one enters, and it can take on a magical sort of essence. How do I get that, how […]

The Contagion Effect of Mass Shootings

Posted by George L. Vergolias on November 10, 2017

Ironic as it sounds in the United States, we’ve seen a burst of mass shootings and attacks in the past few months. Since June of this year we’ve seen 6 such attacks: 6/14/17 Alexandria, Virginia – firearm attack on a US Congressman and his aides at a baseball field; 1 killed, 5 injured 8/12/17 Charlottesville, […]

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What?

Posted by Kathy Steele on November 1, 2017

There are a number things that run through my head when I first learn of new treatment processes that are not traditionally used for psychological conditions, such as medication and evidenced-based psychological therapies. When I heard about a relatively new treatment called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), I had a lot of questions. What is TMS? […]

Concierge services as preventative mental health for executives

Posted by Amanda Reszkowski on October 25, 2017

In the last decade, we’ve seen high-profile cases that highlight the need for organizations to be prepared to deal with mental health issues among executives. In these circumstances, both the privacy of the individual and the protection of the business are the key considerations. For example, in November of 2011, shares in Lloyds TSB, one […]

Preventing Workplace Violence: Warning Signs of Predatory Violence

Posted by Cassie Yatsko-Shurr on October 18, 2017

Although still a rare occurrence, the frequency of active attacker scenarios has increased in the past decade. Since the beginning of 2017 alone, there have been at least eight high profile incidents of workplace shootings. In this current environment, employers need to take a more proactive approach to ensuring the safety of their employees. An […]

Suicide Prevention: Protective Factors and Interventions

Posted by Jennifer Kurtz on October 13, 2017

Given the unfortunate prevalence of suicide, and our inability to accurately predict who is going to engage in suicidal behavior, today we focus on what we can do. We focus on the positive. What are protective factors against suicidal behaviors and what can be done to mitigate some risk factors? Protective Factors Research has demonstrated […]

Suicide Prevention: Risk Factors

Posted by Jennifer Kurtz on October 11, 2017

As we come out of September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and into October, Depression Awareness Month, it seems like the right time to talk about this powerful issue. Suicide is the number one cause of death globally1 and takes almost one million lives per year2, 3. The chances are that the vast majority of […]

Suicide: Prevention, not Prediction

Posted by Jennifer Kurtz on October 4, 2017

Most of us have been affected by suicide in some way. Whether we lost a mom or dad, a brother or sister, a significant other, a friend, a neighbor, a co-worker, or the lady who used to cut your hair; the majority of us have known someone who has taken their own life. There’s a […]

Disruptive Event Management – Onsite or Telephonic

Posted by Jessica Stogsdill on September 27, 2017

Disruptive events occur in the workplace more often than we would like to think. There are policies and procedures to handle the most common forms of disruption in the workplace but sometimes a policy is not enough. For example, a policy doesn’t help the clerk held up at gunpoint or employees who find out a […]

Employer Leadership in Disaster Recovery and the Power of Return-to-Work

Posted by R3 Continuum on September 21, 2017

R3 Continuum’s Jeff Gorter, LMSW, was recently quoted in an article by Carrier Management entitled: “Employer Leadership in Disaster Recovery and the Power of Return-to-Work.” The article discusses the unique role business leaders play after a disaster in helping their employees recover, return to work and return to life.  Follow the link below to read the article: […]