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The amount of suffering is bad enough, but the toll on mental health and the impact on family from the stress during recovery is rarely considered. Here’s how you and those you love can bounce back sooner. And here’s how your EAP can help.Going back to work as soon you are able will help you avoid the pitfalls of long-term recovery. These can include depression; isolation; family conflicts; deterioration of workplace relationships; anxiety; and fear of losing job skills and, of course, income.
Keep appointments and follow medical instructions. Even if you are beginning to feel better, do not stop medications or begin participating in activities that can cause reinjury . . .
When To Use
After injury comes the risk of depression, conflict at home and with coworkers, and risk of further injury..
How to Use
Mail to clients, provide in client sessions during follow-up after injuries to help reduce workers’ compensation costs.