Go Green for Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness monthribbon which is represented by the color lime green; so grab your green ribbon and show your support! According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 Americans are affected by a mental health condition in their lifetime. Many of us have either faced mental illness personally, or know someone who has.

It can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to mental ...

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Capital EAP and St Peters Partner to Stop Smoking

New Classes

If you or a member of your family smokes and wants to quit, the St. Peter’s Health Partners 7-week “The Butt Stops Here” Smoking Cessation program is included in your EAP Wellness Benefit!

EAP Members may participate for FREE

  • 7, one-hour sessions (one per week for 7 weeks)
  • 2 weeks of nicotine patches or gum
  • “The Butt Stops Here” workbook
  • Relaxation CD including deep breathing, 10-minute Power Nap, Self-Hypnosis and Visualization techniques
  • Personal “Quit Kit

Enroll Now

Call Capital EAP to register.

Call: (518) 465-3813 Ext: 117 to ...

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The Power of Thank You

Article by Merci Miglino
Organizational Development Trainer, Capital EAP

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is thank you that would suffice.

So said Meister Eckhart, a 13th century theologian, philosopher and mystic. While many of us may not think of an expression of gratitude as prayer, there’s no debate about the power it has to simultaneously change the person we thank and ourselves.

And best of all, it takes little or no time to do — a genuine ...

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National Depression Screening Day 2014

When asked to describe the typical symptoms of depression, most people lean towards the emotional aspects, such as hopelessness, persistent sadness or irritability. Many times, however, depression can present itself in a series of physical symptoms.

Headaches, back pain, muscle aches, chest pains, digestive system issues, extreme fatigue and sleep disorders can be a few of the physical symptoms of depression, a treatable condition that affects nearly 10 million Americans each year. Since many of these symptoms are also symptoms of ...

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Your Family is an EAP Member too

The total number of family members – spouses and children – covered by Capital EAP is roughly equal to the total number of employees that have the benefit. Yet on average, only one family member uses their Capital EAP benefit for every 12 employees that access their services. Why is that?

Sure, for working spouses, some are covered by their own EAP program provided by their own employer. But statistically speaking, that only accounts for a small percentage. For the rest, ...

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Nutritionist Available for Capital EAP Members

Capital Counseling is pleased to announce the addition of Christine Sloat, MS, RD, CDN, to its clinical team. Christine is certified as a Dietitian-Nutritionist by the State of New York and a member of the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

As part of Capital EAP’s effort to expand Wellness services to its members, Christine is now available for scheduled, telephonic support to answer questions about various topics on diet and nutrition from cooking with diabetes to general healthy ...

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Mental Health Awareness

“I have a typical middle class American background. I was a decent student in grade school. I wasn’t popular or unpopular in high school and had a close group of friends. I went on to college and graduated with honors and have since become fairly respected in my chosen career. I have a great job that I like very much. I have hobbies that fill my free time and charitable endeavors that I work to help out with ...

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Capital EAP Open Workshop Schedule for Spring, 2014

Open workshops are FREE for Capital EAP Members.

To enroll, Contact Us, email us at questions@capitaleap.org, or call (518) 465-3813 Ext 117. Please provide your name, email, and the company you work for. Registration ensures that you will be contacted in the event of any changes and allows us to plan for the correct number of attendees.

You can also enroll through this website by logging in and selected “Workshops & Events

If you are not a Capital EAP ...

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New for the New Year!

New Member Only NavigationHave you set up your Capital EAP Website Access yet? If not, there are more reasons than ever to do it now! We’ve added new features and tools exclusively for you and your family members like online screenings, workshops registration, downloadable forms and more, but to use them, you need to register!

Registering is easy. All you need is your organization’s ...

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Capital EAP Open Workshop Schedule for Fall, 2013

Open workshops are FREE for Capital EAP Members. To enroll, Contact Us , email us at questions@capitaleap.org, or call (518) 465-3813 Ext 100. Make sure you provide your name, email, and the company you work for. Registration ensures that you will be contacted in the event of any changes and allows us to plan for the correct number of attendees.

If you are not a Capital EAP Member, contact us at ...

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