Monday, 12 September 2011

Addiction or Dependency – A Message from your Employee and Family Assistance Program

One in 10 Canadians report symptoms of addiction or dependency. The other nine know someone who does.

Recognizing addiction is not easy, particularly if it is your colleague, a family member, or yourself. most self-directed attempts to address addiction or dependency are unsuccessful. Assistance increases your likelihood of success.

The Employee and Family Assistance Program offers free prevention and interventions services including confidential counselling, online learning, worklife and wellness services and referrals. Start the conversation with Homewood Human Solutions. Call anytime, multiple languages available. To learn more visit www.hrs.ualberta.ca/efap or call Homewood Human Solutions directly at 780-428-7587.

Read Addiction and Dependency message from EFAP.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you and your eligible dependents of the EFAP which provides 24/7 access to psychological counseling services, as well as access to a wide range of health, wellness and work/life services through Homewood Human Solutions.

To book an appointment, or in the event you find yourself in crisis, please contact Homewood Human Solutions directly at 780.428.7587 and indicate you are eligible for the University of Alberta EFAP.

For more detailed information on this program or to access any of the online services, please visit http://www.hrs.ualberta.ca/EFAP.

General inquiries can be directed to hpaws@ualberta.ca.