Fast Facts: Mental Health in the Workplace
It is integral that mental health and physical health receive the same prioritization from the employer in the workplace.
Stay informed regarding the impact of mental health; as well as what leadership can do to foster productivity in the workplace.
Recommendations for Employers:
Take the perspectives of your employees. Empathy for another is the first step to understanding and accepting individuals in your work environment.
Be a role model by leading healthy workplace practices. Using correct language when addressing mental health concerns can be your first step.
Cultivate a work environment that recognizes physical and psychological safety. Each workplace is unique and will require different measures, special attention should be made by leadership to enact this.