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May 18, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join Alex & Brit as they sit down with SAFE's Chief Human Resources Officer, Colleen Nerius to discuss the various connections between mental health and financial wellness. Throughout the discussion they uncover the impacts of financial stress on one's overall wellness, how that affects their productivity in the workplace, and different ways people can find support to help them through times of financial stress. They also share about the proactive ways SAFE supports its own employees through financial wellness resources and benefits, SAFE's wellness committee and its EAP (Employee Assistance Program.) Finally, Colleen shouts out a few of her favorite local restaurants and business in the Sacramento region.

To check out some of the resources highlighted in this episode visit the links below.

Purdue Today | Mental well-being inherently connected to financial wellness

American Psychological Association | Speaking of Psychology: The stress of money, with Linda Gallo, PhD

ForbesWomen | How Financial Stress Impacts Your Health

Financial Health Network | Financial Health Pulse 2022 U.S. Trends Report

Mas Taco (Sacramento)

Mehfil Indian Restaurant (Roseville

Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates (Sacramento)

Insight Veterinary Wellness Center (El Dorado Hills)

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