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A Summer of Advocacy: Fun Ways to Raise Awareness about the Importance of Mental Health

Even though we like running, we usually need some concrete goals to keep us on schedule. To do this, we sign up for a handful of 5K and 10K races each year. And while there's never a shortage of running events occurring in the area, we always try to participate in charity runs if we can. If we're going to put our efforts toward something as significant as a physically challenging run, why not help a good cause while we're at it? More...

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Preparing Children for Their First School Experience

For those families of the very young, this is the first time their children are entering school. Consequently, it can be a very nervous time for the children and for their parents. The American Psychological Association has published some tips to help prepare families and their first time children get ready for the important event of school. More...

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Compassion vs. Empathy

For example, when the Phillipines were hit by the huge hurricane that left millions homeless, some people ignored pleas for contributions of money to help the survivors because it was a matter of indifference to them. Those who were sympathetic might have thought that it's too bad that those people were suffering so very much, and therefore, implying that they are superior or pitying of the victims of the disaster...On the other hand... More...

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3 Ways to Stop Worry

Our brains are designed to notice problems, and solve them before they get out of hand. It's what kept our ancestors alive. It's what helped us, as a species, to survive. Noticing problems and dealing with them quickly is part of our “stress response.” But with too much worry the stress-response is “on” all the time, and we get exhausted. More...

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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EAP News

Check out the articles and topics in this month's EAP News! More...

 
Welcome to Coastline EAP

Welcome to Coastline EAP, formerly RIEAS/ RI Employee Assistance Program. Coastline EAP has been providing national employee assistance services since 1985 under the name RIEAS, Resource International and RI Employee Assistance Program. Over 194 companies in the healthcare, manufacturing, finance, retail and transportation sectors, as well as school departments, municipalities and universities, value our comprehensive clinical and consultation services.

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...
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse. People who become addicted to alcohol/drugs are gradually introduced and desensitized to them over a period of time. 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: Major Depression & Unipolar Varieties. This topic center is a comprehensive overview of the unipolar mood disorders with an emphasis on the causes of and treatments for depression. 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...
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...
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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latest news

AUGS/IUGA: Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence
For obese women with prevalent urinary incontinence (UI), the frequency of UI episodes is reduced during three years of follow-up after bariatric surgery, according to a study presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting, held from July 22 to 26 in Washington, D.C. More...

HPV Testing Every Three Years As Safe As Other Strategies
Primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing every three years seems to be a better screening alternative to Papanicolaou (Pap) testing every three years or concurrent HPV and Pap testing every five years, according to a study published online July 18 in the Journal of the National Cancer InstituteMore...

Young Cancer Patients at High Risk for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
Adolescent girls undergoing treatment for cancer are at high risk for heavy menstrual bleeding, and gynecologic care is advised for careful management of this problem, according to a Committee Opinion published in the August issue of Obstetrics & GynecologyMore...

New Treatment Options Promising for Hepatitis C Virus
For patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1, promising new treatment options may be available, according to two studies published online July 28 in The LancetMore...

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