I know I have said this before, but if there is any silver lining that came from the pandemic, it’s this. It pushed discussions about mental health out of the realm of taboo and into the spotlight. I think that this is absolutely wonderful. Mental health is so very important, and it impacts every single part of our lives. It’s sad that it took a pandemic to get here, but hey, whatever it takes I guess.
This article also addresses the holistic approach for employers which includes:
Health benefits that incorporate coverage for mental health conditions.
Other perks that promote mental health
Workplace policies that promote mental wellbeing
Creating an environment in which employees feel comfortable discussing mental health concerns
Encouraging managers to be intentional about checking in with their direct reports
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