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Dec. 13, 2019

Employee Assistance Program offers tips to reduce holiday stress

It's the time of year many Defense Logistics Agency employees’ thoughts turn to shopping, traveling and spending time with family members. But during the holiday season, stress levels can rise with parties and gift-giving. DLA’s Employee Assistance Program provider suggests ways to maintain realistic expectations and reduce anxiety.

May 10, 2017

It’s okay to answer Question 21

May is Mental Health Awareness Month — a good time to bring up question 21 on the Questionnaire for National Security Positions, the SF-86 form one completes for every security clearance, whether initial or renewal.

Oct. 21, 2016

Educator, therapist explains hidden disabilities

Many disabilities are not obvious to others but are just as life-changing, according to a psychologist, pastor and former professor in a presentation to DLA leaders and employees recognizing National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Oct. 12, 2016

Speaker shares advice for living with disability, working with disabled coworkers

A manager from the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services shared her agency’s advice on what to do if you become disabled and offered tips for interacting courteously with people who have disabilities, in an Oct. 11 presentation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.