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We are a State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety sponsored program designed to provide assistance to employees, members of their families, and the organization for every day and more serious concerns.

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Our Expertise

Our premier, customized services reflect our unique perspective of both organizational and human behavior. We approach every challenge with open minds and then develop a plan of action to meet the needs of our clients. The results are practical solutions with sustainable, positive changes.

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Meet The Team

We represent a depth of education, clinical insight, and business knowledge that makes us exceptional. Our team are highly qualified, experienced, and dedicated professionals devoted to serving others.

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Publications, News, & Events

"Message from the Director"
Life is stressful, and at times, it can be overwhelming. Unresolved or unmanaged stress can lead to health problems and relationship issues. Don't suffer in silence. We provide confidential, professional services as a free benefit to assist employees in dealing with life stressors.
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07-12-2021
"How to Manage Return to Work Anxieties - Webinar" Transitioning back to work after COVID may create anxiety for you.  Understanding your anxiety is normal and experiencing it is the first step in beginning the process of life going “back to normal."  Recognizing your stress levels, implementing resiliency techniques, and practicing self-care are important to managing anxiety.
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07-01-2021
"July is National Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month" Juvenile arthritis affects 300,000 children in the United States. The pain and swelling from arthritis can make it hard for children to do everyday things like walking, dressing, or playing. Attached is an infographic with basics about juvenile arthritis, its treatment, and how families can be supportive.
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06-10-2021
"Tips for Transitioning Back to Work" We know the inevitable change is upon us and soon we will be asked to return to work. You might have some angst or trepidation about the thought of doing this. Here are some handy tips to keep in mind as you make the transition back to the office.
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06-01-2021
"June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month" Migraine is a chronic neurological disease that frequently causes intense, debilitating headaches as well as other symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Working with a physician to address physical symptoms is an important priority. However, people with migraine can also take steps to enhance their overall wellness to achieve a full and functional life. Attached is a handout from the Society for Women’s Health Research on Wellness and Migraine.
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05-01-2021
"May is Mental Health Awareness Month" While everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health, 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime.  It’s important to take charge of your mental health situation.  Please click on the attached, NAMI-Taking-Charge-of-Your-Mental-Health.pdf, to view an infographic highlighting some topics you should think about as you begin your journey to mental wellness.

04-01-2021
"April is National Stress Awareness Month" Every day this month try our daily tips by practicing resiliency to help improve your spiritual, mental, and physical state of being. A healthy lifestyle is made up of a whole collection of small, daily decisions.
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04-03-2020
"COVID-19:  Mental Health, Self-Help, and Other Resources": As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, so does our fear and anxiety.  Many of us are staying at home and this change to in-person contact can cause stress and loneliness.  Knowing how to cope with these feelings is as important as dealing with any physical health effects related to the virus.  Here are some mental health, self-help, and other resources for getting support and staying connected while practicing social distancing.
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03-19-2020
"Tips for Working with Fear and Worry Related to the Coronavirus": As we navigate this new territory of Coronavirus and COVID-19, it is not surprising that many of us are experiencing moments of fear and worry.  If this is happening to you right now, know that you are normal and not alone.  Here are some tips you might find helpful.
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02-06-2020
"In Remembrance of Monsignor Philip A. Lowery": Chief Chaplain for the New Jersey State Police for over 23 years.
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“I can't say enough great things about the services provided by the OEOD. The professionalism of the staff and their dedication to the needs of employees seeking their services is amazing. They tackle issues quickly, effectively, and more importantly, confidentially.”
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