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Depression Checklist

If you answered yes to two or more of the above questions, you may be living with depression. We all go through tough times but depression is different. It is like being stuck in a dark tunnel with no way out...it feels as if nothing will ever come right and that everything is hopeless. It can be easy to lose perspective but don't give up. Change is a constant and under these circumstances, change is definitely your friend. 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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Back to School Blues

When I was a boy growing up in the Bronx, New York, there was a department store that especially catered to children. It was known as "Robert Hall." I will never forget the then famous radio and television jingle that always appeared at the end of August and into September. Here are a few of the lyrics but I cannot recreate the music: 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...

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. 

401-732-9444     800-445-1195     800-833-0453

 

 
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

Unsolicited Job Leads May Negatively Impact Mental Health
Unsolicited job leads can have a deleterious effect on mental health, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social BehaviorMore...

Pancreatic Cancer Risk Not Higher With Diabetes Rx DPP-4i
There is no increased short-term pancreatic cancer risk with dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 inhibitors compared to sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones for glycemic control, according to a study published online Sept. 10 in Diabetes, Obesity and MetabolismMore...

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications. More...

Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?
Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say. More...

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