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Homewood Health provides a monthly newsletter called Life Lines. The newsletter is intended to provide employees and their family members with useful wellness information and tips. The most recent issues are available below. Many of these topics can also be accessed on Homeweb.


Current Issue


September (2018) Issue:  'Addiction & Recovery'

This newsletter looks at what an addiction is, what treatment options are available for various addiction severities, and how to support someone with an addiction.



Previous Issues


August (2018) Issue:  'Student Mental Health'

Homewood HealthTM EFAP is pleased to release the August 2018 edition of our Life Lines newsletter, “Student Mental Health.” This newsletter looks at ways to support student mental health and resiliency.




July (2018) Issue:  'Conussion Discussion'

This newsletter looks at the common mental health challenges of those who experiance a concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). 




June (2018) Issue:  'Many Faces of PTSD'

This newsletter provides examples of symptoms an individual can experience when suffering from PTSD; the factors that help minimize symptoms, and a personal journey of someone who overcame this disorder.





May (2018) Issue:  'Supporting First Responders'

This newsletter looks at various symptoms first responders can experiance due to the daily life-threatening situations they face and ways to help cope with the trauma.




April (2018) Issue:  'LGBTQ + Mental Health'

This newsletter looks how the effects of intolerance and discrimination creates a higher risk for mental health disorders in the LGBTQ+ community and ways to help support members of the LGBTQ+ staff at work.





March (2018) Issue:  'Importance of Sleep'

This newsletter addressess how the right amount and quality of sleep improves attention, behaviour, memory, and overall mental and physical health, as well as ways to identify the signs that your now getting enough sleep, and how you can improve your own sleep schedule.





Febuary(2018) Issue:  'Learning about Eating Disorders'

This edition of Life Lines will explore potential causes of eating disorders, identify recognizable symptoms to be aware of, types of eating disorders, and what measures can be used to prevent an eating disorder from forming.




January (2018) Issue:  'Dealing with Seasonal Allergies'

In this edition of Life Lines, looks at what treatment and preventative methods can be taken to support one’s self or others when dealing with SAD symptoms. 





December (2017) Issue:  '10 Steps To Achieving Work-Life Balance'

This newletters looks at various methods one can adopt when trying to find the right balance between your work and private life.




November (2017) Issue:  'How Taking Care Of Your Finances Can Reduce Your Stress Level'

This edition of Life Lines looks at how experiencing difficulties with your mental health may contribute to finanical difficulties, and vise versa; along with ways you can deal with your own financial stress.