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We all have stress in our lives. Work stress. Home stress. Maine weather stress. ChallengeME is going to help you learn how to handle stress in new ways so that it doesn’t get the best of you.

Ergonomic Resources

Living Resources Program (formerly known as Employee Assistance Program or "EAP"):

The Living Resources Program is available to employees and retirees of the State of Maine, Maine Community College System, Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), FAME, The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Maine Maritime Academy and all of their household members. The program offers:

  • Confidential, short-term counseling services: This no-cost counseling service can help with issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, grief, etc.
  • Legal and financial information, support and resources: Speak with professionals by phone on a wide range of issues including family law, real estate transactions, debt consolidation, taxes, etc.
  • Work-life solutions: Work-life specialists are available to do research and provide qualified referrals for child and elder care, moving and relocation, college planning and much more!

For more information call toll free 1-844-207-LINK (5465) TDD 1-800-697-0353 (Telecommunication Device for the Deaf), or go to (Web ID: LivingME). For online services, go to GuidanceResources Online. First-time users will need to register. The web ID is LivingME. There you will find articles, tutorials, streaming videos, etc. on a wide variety of topics and issues.

For more information, please visit the Living Resources Program FAQ page.