Morneau Shepell provides support to those affected by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas
Company opens free 24/7 crisis line to those in need: 1.855.272.5612; donates to relief efforts
NASSAU, October 2, 2019 – As a result of the devastating damage inflicted by Hurricane Dorian throughout the northern islands of The Bahamas, Morneau Shepell opened its 24/7 crisis support line to help anyone affected by the natural disaster. Morneau Shepell also made a financial donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support the efforts of the Red Cross in The Bahamas.
“Our deepest sympathies are with the communities that have been impacted by Hurricane Dorian and the residents who have been displaced from their homes or lost a loved one as a result of the destruction,” said Stephen Liptrap, president and chief executive officer. “Immediately following the hurricane in August, we initiated critical incident support in Nassau and Freeport and continue working with our local partner, First Access, to provide onsite support to our clients in the country. We are here to provide members of the community with the support they need to cope with this tragic event.”
A crisis or traumatic event can trigger overwhelming emotional response. Members of communities impacted by these losses can call Morneau Shepell for crisis and trauma support at 1.855.272.5612. When calling the crisis line, individuals receive crisis counselling support and/or a referral to community resources.
The Company’s employee and family assistance program is available to existing clients through the designated toll-free number or by visiting workhealthlife.com.
About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that delivers an integrated approach to well-being through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing everything our clients need to support the mental, physical, social and financial well-being of their people. By improving lives, we improve business. Our approach spans services in employee and family assistance, health and wellness, recognition, pension and benefits administration, retirement and benefits consulting, actuarial and investment services. Morneau Shepell employs approximately 6,000 employees who work with some 24,000 client organizations that use our services in 162 countries. Morneau Shepell is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.
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