Resources

PAS will post helpful resources here for you and your family. You'll find relevant articles, engaging videos, helpful interviews, and updates from our digital partners. Feel free to check back often to see what's new.

MindHealth Matters September 2021

In the September issue of MindHealth Matters you’ll find resources on National Suicide Prevention Month. Did you know that you can make a difference for someone contemplating suicide or self-harm? Learn how to support a distressed co-worker, family member or friend and help them get the care they need. Also learn how to support suicide survivors when a loved one has attempted suicide or died by suicide. This issue also includes information on recovery from addiction, relaxation practices, building resiliency, managing anger and healthy nutrition tips.

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MindHealth Matters July 2021

In the July issue of MindHealth Matters you will find information on mental health awareness among minorities, myths about mental health treatment, breaking bad habits, increasing productivity, emotional intelligence, setting boundaries between home and work life, and saving money in your kitchen. We invite you to step away for a few moments from your daily routine, interact with this issue and invest in yourself!

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MindHealth Matters June 2021

The June issue is full of timely and practical tips for practicing good mental health and living your best life. Each one of us faces a variety of life challenges, from caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other brain conditions related to aging, managing difficult relationships in the workplace, eating healthy, maintaining physical fitness, and managing stress. We invite you to take some time to interact with this month’s issue for great ideas on these and other topics.

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Iowa Farm Bureau News Release

News Release: During May Mental Health Month, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) wants farmers to know help is available. Ongoing wellness coaching and counseling through Personal Assistance Services which can be accessed via phone, text, live chat or video.

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A Good Night’s Sleep

Most adults need seven to eight hours of sleep to function at their best. Anything less increases the risk of work inefficiency, irritable mood, accidents, and ill health. Although genetics and aging affect our basic sleep rhythms, scientists have observed that certain developmental phases require different amounts of sleep.

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Managing Your Anger

Anger is a natural human emotion that prepares and enables us to attack a perceived threat. Anger is not a bad emotion, but we must learn to control it. Mismanaged anger is a major cause of conflict in relationships at home and at work. Violence –in the home, at work, and on the road – is the most severe consequence of mismanaged anger.

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