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Coping with Stressful Times

We all seem to be operating under a lot of stress these days, both at work and home.  If left unaddressed, stress can take a toll on your health and morale.

“Coping with Stressful Times” seminars were recently conducted for CVM faculty and staff by

  • Betsy Taylor, Ph.D. – CVM Licensed Psychologist
  • Tina Maria Nelson, LCSW – NC State Risk Assessment Case Manager

Several resources were presented including:

Recommended books

  • The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (2000)
    Davis, Eshelman & McKay
  • The Relaxation Response (1975) and
    Beyond the Relaxation Response (1994)
  • Minding the Body, Mending the Mind (1993)
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life (1995)

Articles from the American Psychological Association

More articles from the APA

Additional information

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

NC State provides an employee assistance program for employees and their families to help deal with a wide variety of difficulties such as stress, marital issues, financial issues and more. The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) is a free and confidential assessment and referral source with trained counselors ready to help you solve your problems so that you can maintain a sense of well-being. Guidance Resources is our FASAP provider and they can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 866-467-0467 or online at or go to the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) page.  For additional information or assistance, please contact Sheri Renno at 513-6308 or Dan O’Brien in Employee Relations at 513-0700.