June 28, 2023 Mental Health

Holding onto hurt and anger can harm our well-being, hindering our ability to enjoy life and leading to depression. However, forgiveness offers numerous health benefits, including reduced stress, a healthier heart, lower blood pressure, and improved mental well-being.

Understanding Forgiveness:
Forgiveness can be approached as decisional or emotional. Decisional forgiveness involves consciously choosing to forgive, while emotional forgiveness goes beyond the decision by replacing negative emotions with positive ones.

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PTSD Awareness Month

June 7, 2023 EAP

6% of Americans are affected by Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, or PTSD. PTSD arises from traumatic experiences and manifests as intense anxiety, distressing nightmares, irritability, diminished interest in activities, and a range of other distressing symptoms.

However, there is hope on the horizon. Treatment for PTSD has shown positive outcomes, with various options available. As a CVT member, you have the opportunity to explore diverse avenues for treatment and care, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), medication, and more.

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Mental Health Support

May 23, 2023 Mental Health

Mental illness affects millions of people worldwide, but many don't seek help due to stigma, access to care, or misconceptions. However, people with mental illness can live full and rewarding lives with proper support and treatment. Mental illnesses are caused by chemical imbalances in the brain and can trigger a range of symptoms, including depression, anxiety, mood swings, and hallucinations. People may be afraid to seek help due to concerns about their job or relationships, but employees are protected by laws that safeguard privacy and prevent discrimination.

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