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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Exercise Can Improve Mental Health

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Physical activity is good for your body and mind. Research has shown that exercise can improve mental health by reducing anxiety, depression, and a negative mood. Including exercise...

New Mental Health Crisis Dialing Code Launched

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A new dialing code was recently launched nationwide for individuals who are experiencing emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Similar to dialing 911 for medical emergencies,...

Online Wellness and Insurance Needs Increase Due to Pandemic

1.5 minute read

In the past year, 34% of U.S. consumers reported mental health deterioration and 24% reported a decline in physical health. According to a global survey report from Swiss Re, these...

New Guidance on FMLA and Mental Health Conditions

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The Department of Labor has released new resources on workers’ rights to leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for mental health conditions. The new guidance...

Mental Health Impacts Businesses

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According to a recent survey from The Hartford Financial Services Group, one third of employers reported significant impacts on their business stemming from their employees’ mental...

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Managing Pandemic Uncertainty

2.5 minute read

The pandemic has presented a lot of challenges – new variants, changing guidelines, etc. And if you’ve experience feelings of uncertainty, anxiety, or stress during the pandemic, you...

New Public Education Campaign: Mental Health at Work

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The Department of Labor recently unveiled a public education campaign which promotes “mental health-friendly” workplaces. The “Mental Health at Work: What Can I Do?” campaign helps...

Mental Health and Well-Being in the Workplace

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Well-being is the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social, and financial health, which can be influenced by various workplace dynamics including workload, co-worker...

Supporting Financial Well-being During the Pandemic

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Financial well-being is the state in which a person is able to meet their current and ongoing financial obligations, feeling secure in their financial future, and make choices that...

Stay Active While Working from Home

2.5 minute read

Working from home has its perks but it may leave you at-risk for developing a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy habits. It’s important to keep yourself active and get in your daily...