Possible Reactions to Traumatic Events and Tragedies

Individuals exposed, directly or indirectly, to traumatic events experience a wide range of reactions during and after the event. Examples of traumatic events include injuries, assaults, robberies, fires, transportation accidents, natural disasters (hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and floods), death of close friends, family and coworkers, and organizational crises. More...

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Coping with Severe Storms

Any severe storm affects people differently. Some who come through the event without injury or serious damage to their homes may feel relief. Others may still be dealing with the stress and anxiety in the storm's aftermath, especially if they are displaced due to power outages, flooding or damage to their homes. More...

Planning in Advance for School Closings and Sick Days

In addition to their primary educational function, schools serve a secondary child care function. This is to say, during the period of time when children are in school, the school is responsible for their welfare, and parents are free to do the things they need to do such as work to support the family. When children cannot be at school for whatever reason, responsibility for children's welfare and care falls back upon children's parents and caregivers. More...

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Finding Your Way to a Healthier You

The food and physical activity choices you make every day affect your health—how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. More...

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EAP News

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Welcome to Coastline EAP

Are you dealing with something stressful? Welcome to Coastline EAP. We can support you with information and resources specific to your particular situation.

Coastline EAP has been providing national employee assistance services since 1985. Over 260 employers offer our services to their employees and family members across the U.S. 

We all have times when we worry about our work, family or personal life. Sometimes our lives are more stressful than other times and it is only natural that we may need someone to talk with, or need a referral to a reliable resource. Employees and family members can call Coastline EAP for confidential consultation or support anytime, day or night. 

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Featured Topics
Addictions. Addiction is the repeated involvement with a substance or activity, despite the substantial harm it now causes, because that involvement was (and may continue to be) pleasurable and/or valuable. More...
Alcoholism. Alcoholism is a commonly used term that describes an impaired ability to limit alcohol use, despite the harmful consequences of continued use. More...
Anxiety Disorders. In this topic center you'll find information on the Anxiety Disorders, including phobia (social anxiety, agoraphobia, etc.), panic disorder, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. More...
Colds and Flu. A cold and the flu (also called influenza) are alike in many ways. But the flu can sometimes lead to more serious problems, like the lung disease pneumonia. More...
Depression: Depression & Related Conditions. This center provides an in-depth look at Major Depressive Disorder by summarizing symptoms and diagnostic criteria according to the current standards, prevalence and course, historical and contemporary understandings of the causes of the illness, as well as diagnosis and treatment. More...
Drug Addiction. More...
Elder Care. One of the biggest decisions a family may have to make is to determine how to provide care for elderly parents/relatives when those elders are no longer able to live independently. More...
Emotional Resilience. This topic center surveys Emotional Resilience: that collection of skills, characteristics, habits and outlooks that make it possible to remain maximally flexible and fresh in the face of stress. More...
Gambling Addiction. Gambling addiction describes an impaired ability to resist the impulse to make financial wagers on games or activities that rely heavily on chance. More...
Life Issues. Life issues are common problems, issues and/or crises that happen to normal people living normal lives. Examples include managing one's relationships so that they are healthy and functional, surviving disabilities, coping with grief, loss and self-esteem issues. More...
Sex and Pornography Addiction. Sexual addiction refers to a preoccupation with sexual thoughts or sexual behavior to the extent that this preoccupation continues even though it causes substantial harm. More...
Stress Reduction and Management. A comprehensive overview of how to reduce stress. We cover the nature of stress, and the many different methods people can use to reduce and manage their stress. More...
Wellness and Personal Development. Wellness is a broad topic that includes disease prevention, stress reduction, and even personal, social and spiritual growth. Until quite recently, very little attention was ever paid to helping people who are not ill, disordered or diseased in some way learn how to further enhance the quality of their lives, or prevent the onset of future illness. More...
Workplace Issues. Tips and information about setting up working environments that foster teamwork, creativity, and open communcation. More...

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Coping with a Traumatic Event
Most everyone has been through a stressful event in his or her life. When the event, or series of events, causes a lot of stress, it is called a traumatic event. Traumatic events are marked by a sense of horror, helplessness, serious injury, or the threat of serious injury or death.  More...

New Visual Symptoms Not Uncommon After LASIK Surgery
Nine out of 10 laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) patients report satisfaction afterwards, although a sizable percentage experience new visual disturbances up to six months after the procedure, according to research published online Nov. 23 in JAMA OphthalmologyMore...

Multimodal Breast Cancer Tx May Up Cytokines, Comorbidities
Breast cancer survivors who undergo multimodal treatment have higher cytokines and comorbidities than controls without cancer, according to a study published online Nov. 28 in the Journal of Clinical OncologyMore...

Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women, Study Finds
Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes. More...

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