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Mental Health Awareness Resources

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

With so many of stuck juggling a mix of workloads, managing relationships and family responsibilities, and also trying to fit in outside interests, it's easy to understand why more than one in four Americans use the words “super stressed” to describe themselves.

We’ve all been there: times when when just seems to life get on top of us. This can sometimes be work-related, such as employer demands, deadlines or important travel. But oftentimes it can be something else, including our relationships, health, or our outside of work circumstances, that effect our mood and our experience at work.

That's why we've built this resource page to provide you with content that can aid in managing stress and becoming more aware of mental health in your personal and professional life.

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Work is good for mental health but a negative working environment can lead to physical and mental health problems.

Work is good for mental health but a negative working environment can lead to physical and mental health problems.

 

Everybody has ups-and-downs at work.

That’s why collectively, we all have to change the conversation around mental health. Let’s remove the stigma and learn more about how we can take care of ourselves, and those around us, a little bit better.

Download our free mental health awareness ebook to learn some quick, and easy tips for making your work life more manageable. Download by clicking the button below.

 

It’s a team effort.

Achieving a healthy work/life balance is entirely attainable. If we all invest time and effort into helping ourselves and our colleagues at work, we will all reap the benefits in the workplace.

Balanced employees tend to be more happy, more productive, are known to take fewer sick days, and are more likely to stay in their jobs.

Managers: Here are some easy “Huddle Tips” or conversation starters to begin chatting with your employees about mental health. Access now.

Employees: Download our quick and easy tips for helping to support a colleague who may be exhibiting signs of distress.

Workplaces that promote mental health and support people with mental disorders are more likely to reduce absenteeism, increase productivity and benefit from associated economic gains.

Workplaces that promote mental health and support people with mental disorders are more likely to reduce absenteeism, increase productivity and benefit from associated economic gains.

 
Globally, an estimated 264 million people suffer from depression, one of the leading causes of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety.

Globally, an estimated 264 million people suffer from depression, one of the leading causes of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety.

 

Far reaching impact.

Depression and anxiety have a significant economic impact; the estimated cost to the global economy is US$ 1 trillion per year in lost productivity (source).
Workplaces that promote mental health and support people with mental disorders are more likely to reduce absenteeism, increase productivity and benefit from associated economic gains (source).

By understanding how mental illness affects your company, and how to manage it, you can help foster a workplace that promotes, supports and improves the mental health and well-being of employees and their families.

D&I Professionals: Looking to host a mental health awareness workshop? Our in-house D&I professional has built this easy-to-follow guide for you!


 

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Facilitation guide for Mental Health Awareness in the workplace

D&I Professionals: Looking to host a mental health awareness workshop? Our in-house D&I professional has built this easy-to-follow guide for you!

Huddle TIps for managers

Managers: here are some easy “Huddle Tips” or conversation starters to begin chatting with your employees about mental health.

Mental Health Awareness Ebook

Everybody has ups-and-downs at work. Here are our best tips for making your work life more manageable. Download it for free today!

Tips for Supporting a Colleague who has Mental Health

Download our infographic to learn how to support a colleague who may be exhibiting signs of distress or mental health illness at work.