FADAP E Message May 2020

View as Webpage        NEW FADAP Infomercial. Have you wondered what happens during treatment for a substance use problem? Have you avoided treatment because you’re concerned about someone finding out? If you, a flying partner, or a family member are considering treatment, this short informational might just answer some of your questions.    Just click on the […]

Support Services for Flight Attendants April 23, 2020 –July 11, 2020

“Stress and Health: What Actually Gets Injured? The Impact of Stress on Our Daily Lives and Building Resilience” by Kevin McCauley In this presentation, we will explore the physiology and pathophysiology of stress and trauma, how this science translates into effective strategies to minimize the impact of stress on our lives, avoid turning stress into […]

COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

As people across the U.S. and the rest of the world contend with coronavirus, the National Institute of Health (NIH) reminds us that populations with substance use disorders (SUDs) could be hit particularly hard. Because it attacks the lungs, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could be an especially serious threat to those who smoke marijuana […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – March 13, 2020

Continuing to Advocate for Flight Attendant Protections Air Safety, Health, & Security Committee (ASHSC) An AFA communication from March 3 (COVID-19 Update) contained a comprehensive list of the requests that AFA had made of management at the time.  AFA Horizon officers and representatives have been in constant communication with management since that time to continue […]

Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus

Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus From your AFA EAP Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new risk, not a familiar one.  Its status as a new health problem with which we are unfamiliar contributes to our heightened anxiety.  Remember, anxiety is a protective measure.  It’s signaling you to scan for risks and find methods to safeguard yourself.  […]

DOT Notice on CBD

DOT Notice on CBD DOT OFFICE OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY AND COMPLIANCE NOTICE The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-334, (Farm Bill) removed hemp from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act. Under the Farm Bill, hemp-derived products containing a concentration of up to 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are not controlled […]