Giving Back, Ways to Improve the World Now Dec 20, 2018

As a Family

  1. Pack gift bags for homeless people. Fill bags with practical and fun items. Some ideas include granola bars, water bottles, toothpaste and warm gloves or socks. Keep the bags in your car, and hand them out to homeless people you encounter on your daily commutes.
  2. Take lunches to...
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Increased Suicide Rates: Compensability and Prevention Nov 28, 2018

Suicide rates in the United States have risen nearly 30% since 1999, and mental health conditions are one of several factors contributing to suicide, a compensable workers’ compensation condition.

It has been reported that from 1999-2016, suicide rates increased significantly in 44 states,...

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The Spoon Theory Nov 27, 2018

Do you know about the spoons? Because you should.

Written by Christine Miserandino, a well-known patient advocate, The Spoon Theory tells the story of a girl with lupus explaining her disease to a friend using 12 metal spoons late at night in a diner. The analogy she illustrates is a...

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Mental Health and Injured Workers Nov 25, 2018

With World Mental Health Day and National Depression Screening Day approaching next month (October 10th and 11th), we wanted to discuss what mental health means when it comes to injured workers. As we all know, many people who have suffered the misfortune of a workplace injury face the...

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Off-Limits Interview Questions Every Injured Worker Should Know Oct 01, 2018

You got the interview! Congratulations! Wondering which questions you’ll be asked? You should expect the usual ones, such as “What’s your greatest weakness?” You may get something more original like “If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you...

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How to Market Yourself While Unemployed Oct 01, 2018

You should be able to get a job you are qualified for based on your skills and value, but fair or not, if you have been unemployed for longer than six months, your chances of getting a job decrease significantly. Because of this, you need to learn to market yourself as employable. See the tips...

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Increased Suicide Rates: Compensability and Prevention Sep 19, 2018

Suicide rates in the United States have risen nearly 30% since 1999, and mental health conditions are one of several factors contributing to suicide, a compensable workers' compensation condition.

It has been reported that from 1999-2016, suicide rates increased significantly in 44 states, with...

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Mental Health and Injured Workers Sep 04, 2018

With World Mental Health Day and National Depression Screening Day approaching next month (October 10th and 11th), we wanted to discuss what mental health means when it comes to injured workers. As we all know, many people who have suffered the misfortune of a workplace injury face the prospect...

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