Lightening the Mental Health Load
Whether you aren’t feeling like yourself today and want to talk to a professional or are simply looking for resources to proactively support your mental well-being, your Employee and Family Assistance Program can help.
Winter Wellness: Benefitting from your Benefits
Winter is something all Albertans are more than familiar with, from the snow and icy temperatures to the winter activities and hot beverages. As we navigate our way through the current deep freeze, know that you have tons of options to help you stay cozy and active year-round. Here are a few tips to keep you toasty:
Massage and Acupuncture and Physio, Oh My!
Earlier this month, the per visit maximum for massage, acupuncture and physiotherapy benefits increased and the combined yearly maximum for these services (plus chiropractic) was removed.
Make Smoking a Thing of the Past
We understand that quitting smoking isn’t easy—in fact, that’s exactly why we recently increased our smoking cessation benefit—but know you don’t have to go it alone. There are many free resources available to help you on your journey toward a smoke-free life.
Health for the Holidays
The holiday season is just around the corner, and while it’s an exciting time, it can also be stressful—for a variety of reasons. For some, the holidays can mean a little extra financial stress, especially once the excitement of the season has passed; for others, the number of obligations and events can feel overwhelming. But no matter the cause of your holiday stress, it’s important to be mindful of your own health and well-being.
Healthy Relationships Build Healthy Schools
Maintaining healthy relationships in the workplace goes a long way to building healthy school communities. But like any community, sometimes people clash. Luckily, your Employee and Family Assistance Program is here to help you with conflict resolution, so you and your school community can get back to your healthy, happy selves.
A Little Leave Clarity
A leave of absence can be a lot to navigate. That’s true of nearly any leave, but especially an unplanned one—think an unexpected illness, for example. Whether you’re taking a parental leave or need information on how an extended medical leave might work with your benefits, we want to help.
Leaves due to illness or injury
If you become seriously ill or injured, know that ASEBP has options to help. Depending on your coverage and circumstances, you may be eligible for one or both of the following programs:
Getting the Most, Without the Post
As you may have heard, Canada Post will be having intermittent suspensions in mail delivery beginning October 22, 2018, due to a strike. During this postal disruption, your mail may take longer than usual to arrive.
What can you do?
Here are a few steps you can take to minimize the impact this postal disruption may have on you:
Balancing the Give and Take of Teaching
When it comes to having busy schedules, teachers take the cake. Between all of your work responsibilities—especially the ones that happen after the last bell rings for the day—how do you find a way to strike a balance between your personal and professional life? Learn how your Employee and Family Assistance Program can help you do just that!