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April 26, 2024 — Human Resources

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Support is available for you if you struggle with emotional wellness. Close to one in four adults of every age, race and gender suffer with a mental health disorder each year in the US. According to the CDC, that’s 58.7 million working Americans.

The Employee Support Services section of the Human Resources Department’s Benefits Division is hosting Build Emotional Wellness and Thrive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Tuesday, May 14 at the Stephen P. Clark Center.

Visit the EAP’s Well Mind table for emotional wellness tips and more. Participate in one of our 45 minute yoga sessions in 18A at 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.

The following community partners and businesses will be present:

To request materials in an accessible format, sign language interpreters, and any accommodation to participate in any County-sponsored program or meeting, contact Takia Burnett at 305-375-4585 or five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

If you are unable to attend, you can still participate in the monthly events. The EAP will be providing Mental Health Virtual Panels focused on mental health and emotional wellness weekly from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., we invite you to join us to learn more about navigating and supporting family mental health needs, managing trauma and stress, building compassion and finding support. Please the dates and links below to join us:

May 21

MH Panel 3: Co-Dependency and It's Impact on Relationships

May 29

MH Panel 4: Overcoming Social Anxiety

This year we will also be providing Mindfulness Mondays dedicated to supporting our County family with stress management techniques as well as mental health tips and support. Join us to take a quick break from your day and start your week out right.

Mindfulness Mondays

In collaboration with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), we are providing the Ending the Silence series to support mental health and awareness:

May 30

Mental Health at Home: Ending the Silence for Families

If you or a loved one are struggling, there is hope and support. Call 305-375-3293 to speak with a licensed clinician and learn more about EAP's services.

WellTalks Calendar