URMC / Employee Assistance Program / News & Events / UR Medicine EAP Blog / November 2016 November 2016 Eight Keys to De-stressing De-stressing is taking action to reduce the impact of stress following a period of continual tension, typically associated with being at work. Holiday Stress: Trim the Trimmings This Year Are there chores, events, or activities that you can remove from your holiday checklist this year, thereby reducing your stress? Tips for Managing Post Election Stress Life-Work Connections/EAP offers the following tips for those who might be feeling increased stress. Helping an Alcoholic Family Member Alcoholism has existed for thousands of years, as has advice for family members seeking help for an alcoholic in the home. Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Stigma causes many people to hide their domestic violence victimization.