USPS: National Suicide Prevention Week – September 6-12

The Postal Service’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is highlighting National Suicide Prevention Week, which is Sept. 6-12. The week calls attention to the importance of mental health care, early intervention, proper diagnosing and regular treatment to prevent suicides. The EAP website has several resources, including a video on suicide prevention and a downloadable book, “Suicide…

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USPS responds to Gulf Coast storm

The Postal Service is responding to Hurricane Laura, one of the most powerful storms to strike the Gulf Coast in decades. The hurricane made landfall in Louisiana on Aug. 27, bringing torrential rain and damaging winds to the region. To protect employees and the public, USPS has suspended mail delivery and retail operations at several…

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USPS introduces Employee Health and Wellness site

The Postal Service has introduced a site on LiteBlue to help employees manage their health. The Health and Wellness site offers information on federal health plans, including instructions on accessing free annual check-ups, screenings and other preventive services. The site also has information on financial incentives to encourage employees to perform health assessments. Additionally, employees…

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Suicide Prevention: How We Can All Help In The Workplace

Sponsored by the EAP National Joint Committee and the USPS EAS The EAP National Joint Committee (NJC) has prepared a suicide prevention campaign for the workplace. Even talking about suicide prevention can be a sensitive and difficult thing to do. But, learning more about suicide and being prepared to get involved can help save a…

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