Our minds are not separate entities from the rest of us. When we are distressed, our physical health is also affected, and our spirits flag. Many physical conditions are actually rooted in a state of mind, or in a history of stress that has never been balanced. Our personal relationships and work abilities are affected by both physical and mental health issues. Lives can even be endangered when people are stressed, depressed, anxious, or grief-stricken.
However, the good news is that the majority of people who experience emotional and mental health problems can do things to manage or overcome these issues, and lead satisfying lives. More information on mental and emotional health problems.
The Employee Assistance Program
Austin Community College has an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with Worker's Assistance Program (WAP). An EAP is a work-sponsored program designed to assist in the identification and resolution of problems associated with an employee's personal and or professional issues. ACC recognizes the importance of maintaining the health and well-being of their employees and families.
To view EAP Resources