• May 18, 2021

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Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

Along with your physical health, be sure to think about and care for your mental health. Managing stress can be a great first step. Everyday life can be stressful and you may be adding to that stress without realizing it, ...

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Coping With Traumatic Events

Coping With Traumatic Events

Traumatic events like unthinkable acts of violence can be difficult to understand and may be be even harder to process when they happen close to home, like in your community. These types of events can cause feelings of sadness, frustration, ...

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Severe Weather Support

Severe Weather Support

Recent extreme winter storms have led to loss of power and other damaging effects in many areas of the country. Some especially hard hit areas, including Texas are continuing to experience severe weather. Have you been impacted by the storm? ...

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Managing Election Anxiety and Stress

Managing Election Anxiety and Stress

Worrying about things outside of your control, including the election, may cause anxiety and stress. It is possible that election results may take longer than expected, or the result may not be what you had hoped. Instead of worrying about ...

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Colorado Wildfires

Colorado Wildfires

As fires continue to spread in Colorado, residents are seeing closures and evacuation orders in some areas. For those affected, Optum is offering a free emotional support help line. This help line will provide those affected access to specially trained ...

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World Mental Health Day 10/10/2020

World Mental Health Day 10/10/2020

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. What better time to assess your own mental health and the mental health of those around you. Feelings of anxiety, fear, stress, and depression not only lower your quality of life, they also ...

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Hurricane Laura

Hurricane Laura

Parts of Texas and Louisiana experienced damaging effects from Hurricane Laura as it made landfall, including storm surges and damaging winds. Residents in the path should also prepare for flood risks, which may reach as far north as Arkansas, Ohio ...

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Handling Difficult Situations and Discussions

Handling Difficult Situations and Discussions

Many tragic events have been in the news recently and you likely have read or seen things that may be disturbing to you. These events sometimes cause strong emotions which may affect your relationships at home or in the workplace. ...

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Arizona Big Horn Wildfire

Arizona Big Horn Wildfire

As the Arizona Big Horn Wildfire continues to spread, some nearby residents are receiving evacuation orders. For those affected, Optum is offering a free emotional support help line. This help line will provide those affected access to specially trained mental ...

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