First of all, we hope that this email finds you safe and well. We know that the COVID-19 lockdown is disrupting your lives and wreaking havoc on your daily routine. Some of you may be feeling vulnerable and anxious during this time of uncertainty, while for others, the isolation and loneliness may be taking a heavy toll.
We just want to remind you that CBC/Radio-Canada’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is here to support you throughout the pandemic. Free psychological counselling services are available to you and your spouse by calling 1-866-838-2025.
What’s more, the EAP recently launched the LifeSpeak wellness platform. It features animated videos presented by renowned experts on a wide range of topics, such as stress management, loneliness, resilience, sleep, and more. Be sure to check it out – it contains a wealth of exceptionally high quality information!
We’re also sending you a list of reliable, relevant and practical resources to help you overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic:
In closing, just remember that it’s perfectly normal to feel angry, worried, confused or discouraged in this unprecedented situation. If you need to get something off your chest or want some advice on staying positive, don’t hesitate to call 1-866-838-2025 to talk to a counsellor.
Victoria Goodfellow – EAP National Board Co-president (Management)
Alain Roy – EAP National Board Co-president (Union)
Donald Langis – Pensionner’s Association representative on the EAP National Board