TELUS Health May Features for Mental Health Awareness Month

This month, TELUS Health (formerly Lifeworks), Illinois Tech’s Employee Assistance Program, is highlighting Mental Health awareness month with webinars, articles in the Heartbeat Newsletter, and a mental health microsite called Promoting mental wellness to family and friends. The microsite will only be available for May, but when you visit the Heartbeat Newsletter site, you also have access to prior months’ newsletters and all of their articles, videos, and resources. You can also read below for more information on this month’s webinars, and on TELUS Health’s ongoing programs.

Upcoming EAP webinars: 

May 3, 1 p.m. CT – Increasing Mental Toughness:
Reflect on the challenges of the past year and recognize opportunities for growth in the face of adversity. We will discuss what it means to be mentally tough, how to find the positive in negative circumstances, manage ambiguity, and react with agility to change. Register here:

May 17, 1 p.m. CT – Parenting Your Teen:
Conflict between parents and teenagers is a fact of life. In this seminar, parents explore ways to help their teenagers resolve conflicts and establish guidelines for acceptable behavior. Register here:

TELUS Health’s ongoing features

Don’t forget about ongoing resources like LIFT Virtual Fitness, and Life Coaching, both of which are completely free. There are even discount opportunities.

As always, TELUS Health is available 24/7 for free and confidential assistance for Illinois Tech Employees and their families. Don’t forget the app, either. It’s available in the Apple App Store and Google Play, and allows you to access resources directly through your smartphone!

For more information about TELUS Health, please visit the HR Portal Employee Assistance Program page.