If you make an appointment and do Not like your clinician or you are not satisfied with the visit, contact Cigna to request an alternate.
DISCLAIMER on “How it Works”- If you Voluntarily call Cigna and receive any sort of service, It will remain 100% Confidential !!!!! All of your information is kept private between you and your clinician. If you are Mandated to go to EAP, the City will be advised of your compliance with therapy sessions.
Traumatic Event and Mass Tragedy
- After a Mass Tragedy – Stress Reactions and Self-Care Strategies
- After a Traumatic Event – Helping Children Cope
- Common Reactions
- Dealing With the Impact of Violence and Violent Death
- EAP Benefit CISM Handout
- EAP First Responder Support Flyer
- EAP Telehealth Flyer for EAP customers
- How to Talk to Your Child About the News – KidsHealth
- In the Aftermath of a School Shooting – Information and Resources
- Managing Distress After a Violent Attack
- Mobile APP
- Talking to Your Child About School Violence
- Witnessing a Traumatic Event
Suicide Awareness and Depression Support
- Resilience In Times of Stress
- Responding to Suicide Warning Signs
- Self Care Strategies
- Signs Symptoms of Depression
- Understanding Risk for Teens, Elderly And Military Veterans
(EAP Wellness Webcast seminars available 24/7 …including Suicide Awareness for Employees and Work-Life balance)
(includes mindfulness resources and webcasts on managing stress)
(community resources and how to cope with disasters/traumatic events)
Behavioral Awareness Series for Children and Families focusing on such topics mood, anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression
Visit the NSPL’s website at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-someone-else/. Their Veterans Crisis Line website (https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/) has more information specific to veterans.
Sponsored by United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) provides articles, videos and other information on PTSD, as well as advice for veterans on returning to family life after serving in a war (https://www.ptsd.va.gov/).
Launched in 1998 by the Kristin Brooks Hope Center, the National Hopeline Network (http://hopeline.com/) provides 24/7 support to individuals battling depression and suicidal thoughts, as well as to family and friends concerned about a loved one.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (http://www.dbsalliance.org/) was created to help patients and their loved ones receive a wide range of information and support as they seek to gain a greater understanding of depression and bipolar disorder. The site’s content is reviewed by a member of their Scientific Advisory Board, as well as patients living with depression or bipolar disorder, to ensure the highest quality information.
The American Association of Suicidology provides information about suicide and surviving a loved one’s suicide (http://www.suicidology.org/). Visitors can search for local support groups for survivors and loved ones.
The Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute is a nonprofit organization that helps people who have witnessed or experienced traumatic situations. Their website offers many resources for treatment, support, self-help and recovery (https://www.sidran.org/).
The National Institute of Mental Health (https://www.nimh.nih.gov/) provides educational resources on all common mental health disorders and issues. It also features many articles in Spanish.