Monthly Spotlight - Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
Acknowledging and understanding the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of staff, students, families, and communities, HR/Benefits will offer a week of webinars to provide information and tools to help navigate the challenges of returning to “normal.” The webinars will take place May 16-20, 2022. See below for the schedule of events.
Reclaim Your Joy
Monday, May 16, 2022 Noon - 12:30 p.m.
Learn to Find the “Magic in the Mess” through Mindfulness Practices
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
11:30 a.m. – Noon
Master Your Mind – Emotional and Health Connection
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Noon – 12:30 p.m.
It’s Not Selfish – It’s Self-Care
Thursday, May 19, 2022
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
15-minute Mini-Yoga Sessions
Friday, May 20, 2022
11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., Noon
Each webinar will be recorded and placed on this page for any employees who are not able to participate.
Click on the links for additional information:
If you are a caregiver in need of in-home assistance with a homebound elderly adult or disabled citizen, or you are interested in training to be a self-employed caregiver, contact the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at 410-222-4257.
Classes at Anne Arundel Medical Center are temporarily suspended. Call 1-443-481-4000 or 1-800-MD-NURSE for more information. These are seven-week sessions and free smoking cessation medication is dispensed.
Coaching is also available through BHS, AACPS Employee Assistance Program. Call 800-327-2251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also schedule a telephonic or video appointment at BHS Coach.
Local Fitness Centers - View Employee Discounts
Anne Arundel Medical Center, is a partner in AACPS’ wellness initiative and offers AACPS employees the same discounts for their exercise classes that their own employees enjoy. Classes are temporarily suspended. Call askAAMC at (443) 481-5555 for more information. For your information, Anne Arundel Medical Center is located at 2001 Medical Parkway, off Jennifer Road (near the Annapolis Mall).
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Learn to Live program encourages County residents to reduce their risk of cancer and other serious illnesses by making healthy lifestyle choices. Materials are available for all ages to help you and your family live a healthier life www.learntolivehealthy.org