As residents of the Portapique community in Nova Scotia cope in the aftermath of Saturday’s tragic shootings, please know that your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to support you and your family with our resources. We can help you try to understand the impact of the situation and process this event.
Please find the attached support resources that include strategies for coping with reactions to stress and anxiety. A crisis or traumatic event can trigger overwhelming emotional responses. Remember that the immediate and confidential EAP services are accessible 24/7/365 by calling 1-844-880-9142 or visiting WorkHealthLife.com. The website features additional information and tips on coping with trauma.
- Morneau Shepell: How a Traumatic Event Can Affect You
- Morneau Shepell: Taking Care After a Traumatic Event
- Morneau Shepell: Helping your Child through a Traumatic Event