Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May across the United States. Thanks to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, this year’s message advocates for “Together for Mental Health.” This includes breaking down stigmas for mental illnesses while educating and advocating for resources to use year-round.
Insulators Local 2 members have an abundance of resources on the benefits page of the Local 2 website to go to for support in its Employee Assistance Program. Whether it is in-the-moment support, connecting virtually with a doctor or searching for counseling services and more, Local 2 is here together to uplift and provide actionable ways to keep up with your mental well-being.
For instance, SupportLinc offers counseling services for everyday issues is available 27/7/365:
There are also resources available for financial expertise, legal consultation, short-term counseling and more:
Plus, Local 2 members have access to Teladoc, an easy and convenient way to virtually connect with a network of U.S. board-certified physicians in Pennsylvania. Needing professional help and diagnosis has never been easier via video or phone, and setting up an account is just as easy, too:
Sometimes, everyday issues are the hardest ones to manage. Navigating relationships, dealing with finances, coping with uncertainty – when you have added stress and worries, it may be a struggle to be your best at work and at home. Insulators Local 2, together, can be a one-stop shop and community in advocating for your best mental well-being.