October = Breast cancer awareness month 2018. Taking place annually throughout the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to raise awareness about the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
PsyInnovations, the developer of the mental and behavioral health platform, wayForward, has announced a multi-year partnership with EANNC., a Western North Carolina based EAP that aims to improve employee wellbeing and health. EANNC will use PsyInnovations’ wayForward platform as a core part of their Employee Assistance Program’s (EAP) offering to employers. This partnership will allow EANNC to be a “Digital EAP”, supporting employee wellness with digital assessments, evidence-based therapeutic tools, and a coaching platform that are made available instantly via apps and web.
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To make a donation for Hurricane Florence victims, here’s a list of charities:
All Hands and Hearts — Smart Response: allhandsandhearts.org/programs/hurricane-florence-relief/
American Red Cross: To give blood: Make an appointment by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.
To donate money: Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-733-2767 or text the word FLORENCE to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
Global Giving — Disaster Recovery Network: globalgiving.org/projects/hurricane-florence-relief-fund/
Habitat for Humanity: habitat.org/impact/our-work/disaster-response.
North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund: The state’s main recovery fund is the NC DIsaster Relief Fund. The governor’s office contributions go to any unmet needs of Hurricane Florence victims. It is accepting online donations on its website or mailed to North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund, 20312 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699.
Samaritan’s Purse: samaritanspurse.org/donation-items/hurricane-florence-relief/
The Salvation Army: To give, visit give.helpsalvationarmy.org/give/166081/#!/donation/checkout or mail a check to The Salvation Army-Disaster Relief, P.O. Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301. Include the name of the disaster relief effort on the check. To donate by phone, call 1-800-725-2769.
United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund: “United Way’s 2-1-1 is a free hotline that provides information to individuals seeking community resources like shelter, food and water, recovery support, and other basic needs, before, during and after disasters,” According to its website Call 2-1-1 or visit 211.org.
To give to support the United Way’s Hurricane Florence recovery efforts visit unitedway.org/recovery/hurricane-florence#.
World Central Kitchen: worldcentralkitchen.org.
World Hope International: worldhope.org/hurricane-florence
World Vision: donate.worldvision.org/give/hurricane-florence-relief
EAN welcomes our newest counselor, Misty Peterson
Misty Peterson, M.A., LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina. She has lived in the Asheville community since 2007, and holds a Master’s in Counseling from Southwestern College, in Santa Fe, NM. She has worked in the field of counseling for over a decade and her background and experiences are varied. She has provided individual, group, and family therapy services to children, adolescents, as well as adults, addressing issues related to stress, anxiety, anger, trauma, and depression. She has also worked as a Clinical Director overseeing several local behavioral health programs, and providing both operational and clinical supervision to a large team of professionals. In her role as a clinician, she maintains a focus on wellness, resiliency, and recovery. As a Counselor at EAN she offers assessments, provides referrals, conducts brief counseling and consultation services, and facilitates training.
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