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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Mental Health Awareness Month

May 4, 2023 EAP

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to break the stigma surrounding mental illness. This month provides a platform to educate the public about the prevalence of mental health conditions, the impact they can have on individuals and their loved ones, and the resources available for those who may be struggling. Mental Health Awareness Month also serves as a reminder to prioritize our own mental health and well-being, as well as support those around us who may be struggling.

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