Message from Human Resources:
Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming, and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social distancing, are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but they can make us feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help:
Grand Rapids Community College has contracted with Pine Rest to provide professional counseling services to all employees (except student employees), their spouses and children living in their household.
We encourage all employees to take advantage of these services offered. EAPs deal with a variety of issues such as depression, anger management, anxiety and physical illness.
All EAP consultations and referrals are CONFIDENTIAL and the services are provided at no cost. You can access EAP services 24-hours, 7 day-a-week the hotline number is (800) 442-0809 or (616) 455-6210. EAP – A Guide to Your Benefits
Pine Rest continues to provide access to EAP services by working proactively to keep all services open and patients and personnel safe. All outpatient sessions will be conducted via telehealth. Pine Rest office staff is available to assist in identifying ways to address barriers. Pine Rest Telehealth
Pine Rest EAP Resources:
Tips from Pine Rest Clinicians: Self-Care for Stressful Times
Life is extraordinarily challenging this year, so it’s more important than ever to be intentional
about your self-care. Not to be confused with selfishness or self-indulgence, self-care allows
us to be resilient in stressful times AND be there for those who depend on us.
Additionally, you can download this information in pdf format: