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Emotional distress can be contagious. As you watch the news of family, friends and co-workers facing incredible hardship from natural disasters, it is not uncommon to experience a variety of emotions that can be overwhelming at times. VITAL WorkLife provides Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services to Mayo Clinic employees in Arizona, Florida and the Mayo Clinic Health System (excluding SWWI) and they have prepared a list of tips for dealing with this emotional distress. Check out their resource and let us know what you think in the comments.