"When I have a break, I read the newspaper in the library.
Also I take a walk in
the garden every day, even when it's cold out."
--Thomas Edrich, MD, resident in Anesthesiology
"I go out with friends
and try new restaurants."
--Sylvia Sonn, research technician, Surgical Research
I exercise. I ran
the Boson Marathon in 1999, and still love to run around the Beacon
St. and Commonwealth Ave. area."
--Wendy Emory, LICSW, Awake Program clinical coordinator
How do YOU get rid of stress?
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Less: 5 Great Stress-Relieving Strategies for the Workplace
stress: a few simple techniques
The Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides
confidential, professional counseling, education, and referral
services. The EAP is available to all hospital employees
and their immediate family members. This service helps you
address personal and family problems, work/life issues,
stress management, legal and financial concerns, as well
as substance abuse.
Options administers the Hospitalís Employee Assistance
Program. Telephone consultation and up to three EAP sessions
with a counselor are provided at no cost. Additional counseling,
resources, or specialized treatment may add cost depending
upon your health plan benefits. You can call the EAP 24
hours a day, 365 days a year, at 800-345-4047.