Emotional and Mental Health

Your emotional health is just as important as your physical well-being. Excessive stress, anxiety and depression can have a negative impact on your quality of life—and have been connected to other health issues, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

To Learn More

Check out these tips and tools:

  • Learn about coping with anxiety.
  • Find out if you could be depressed.
  • Learn about depression—and strategies for recovery.
  • Learn what to look for when choosing a therapist.
  • Know what questions to ask your doctor about depression.
  • Find out details about any prescription drugs your doctor has prescribed.

Visit the Employee Assistance Program and check out the links in the Mental Health Conditions Centers section. You can also reach the Employee Assistance Program by calling 1-800-842-2991.

Did You Know?

  • There is a proven connection between your mental well-being and physical health. (From the Employee Assistance Program Web site, go to the Life Stages Centers section and click on “Coping With Stress” and then “The Mind-Body Connection.”)
  • According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression causes 200 million lost days of work and drains $44 billion from the economy each year.
  • Exercise can improve your mood! (From the Employee Assistance Program Web site, go to the Life Stages Centers section and click on “Coping With Stress” and then “The Mind-Body Connection.”)