URMC / Employee Assistance Program / News & Events / UR Medicine EAP Blog / October 2019 October 2019 When Your Coworker Seems Depressed Are you concerned that your coworker is dealing with depression? EAP’s November blog post provides tips on how you can help. How to Be More Proactive Are you a proactive employee? Being proactive means acting in anticipation of future problems, needs, or changes. Proactive employees naturally get more stuff done with fewer crises and less work strain. Fight the Stigma of Mental Illness in the Workplace The stigma of mental illness in the workplace contributes to denial and avoidance of treatment. If you or someone close to you is struggling with mental illness this blogpost has some helpful tips to keep in mind so that we can reduce stigma.