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 […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A Message from Your AFA EAP: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.  There are about 1.38 million new cases of breast cancer each year.  Breast cancer is by […]

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We Will Never Forget…

From Your AFA EAP PERSONAL STRATEGIES FOR APPROACHING THE ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11th As we approach the anniversary of September 11th, many of us will begin to plan how we’ll recognize this day. Anniversaries offer an opportunity to acknowledge our memories and experiences, to connect with others who share in them, and to pay tribute […]

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