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Link to Drug-Free Workplace program area
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Link to Employee Health Services program area
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Link to Health/Fitness Promotion program area
Link to Job Sharing/Part-Time Work program area
Link to Kinship Care program area
Link to Nursing Mothers program area
Link to Parenting Support program area
Link to Preventive Health program area
Link to Smoking Cessation program area
Link to Telework program area
Link to Traumatic Events program area
Link to Workplace Violence program area
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Work/Life Programs



FOCUS on Federal Employee Health and Assistance Programs is an 8-16 page quarterly newsletter. Program staff and managers turn to FOCUS to learn about current initiatives in the area of policy, training opportunities, free and low-cost resources to enhance program activities, and to learn about their peers' successful program approaches and ideas. Topics that are featured relate to emerging policies, significant developments, successful practices and resources available in the following program areas:

  • employee assistance;
  • employee health;
  • work life;
  • workplace trauma;
  • violence in the workplace;
  • HIV/AIDS in the workplace; and
  • drug-free Federal workplace.

The following issues of FOCUS are available for viewing on this web site:

The following issues of FOCUS are available on this web site in Adobe Acrobat PDF format

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NOTE: If you are unable to view the documents in the above format, you may call (202) 606-5520 on Federal working days between the hours of 9 am - 4 pm (eastern time) for assistance.

Regular mailings of FOCUS require a subscription through the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Federal employees can contact their agency's headquarters printing office for more about ordering through the OPM Rider, which saves about 50% on the regular subscription price of $11.00 per year.

Questions or comments may be mailed to the Office of Work/Life Programs, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Room 7425, Theodore Roosevelt Building, 1900 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415-2000. You may call us at (202) 606-5520; fax (202) 606-2091; or email