Thursday, November 19 is the Great American Smokeout, a day set aside by the American Cancer Society to encourage smokers to give up tobacco, at least for one day, and to think about quitting for good. These days, most people have a pretty good understanding of the harms caused [...]
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When asked, only 38% of American employees responded that they strongly agree that that they have confidence in their organization’s financial future. A company’s leadership is can play an integral role in building resilience and boosting employee confidence by prioritizing and focusing on best practices in crisis management. Read [...]
In the latest episode of IN Chamber: The Podcast, Brian Cuban tells stories of nearly three decades of addictions that can easily be categorized as sensational. He goes into extensive detail not for that reason, but because “people need to know they are not alone. Storytelling does this – [...]
Sponsored by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction, the Wellness Council and Indiana Workforce Recovery are three two-hour virtual trainings to educate on assisting individuals in early recovery – particularly those enrolled in Medication for Opioid Use Disorder supports – on how workplace drug testing works, what it [...]
This article from Benefits Pro offers five suggestions employers can consider as they plan for their employees with diabetes in a post-pandemic world. Read more.
"Now more than ever, businesses are emphasizing the importance of protecting their bottom line AND the health and safety of employees and customers. Secondhand smoke is a top preventable cause of disease and death, killing 42,000 Americans every year. Secondhand smoke is also a risk factor for susceptibility to [...]
The Wellness Council of Indiana, in cooperation with the Indiana State Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission, is introducing a four-part webinar series: Educating Business Leaders in Addressing Tobacco in the Workplace. The annual cost of a smoking employee is estimated to be $5,800 higher than a [...]
BizVoice is the state's leading statewide general business magazine and is the signature publication of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Throughout 2020, BizVoice magazine features a yearlong series on workplace wellness and mental health. Throughout 2019, Indiana Workforce Recovery and BizVoice combined to produce a yearlong series. You [...]
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has launched a new website to provide Hoosiers with free mental health resources that have been vetted by experts. The site is designed to address the increase in anxiety, depression and other mental health issues caused by the pandemic, including both first-time [...]
Kintsugi is the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold — a metaphor for embracing your flaws and imperfections. "Whether you are going through a job loss or divorce, this practice of fixing broken things may help heal what's broken in you." - NBC News. [...]