The modern workplace is fast paced and demanding. Meeting work expectations, while facing stressors brought on by the pandemic and continuing social and political unrest, has exacerbated the effects of employee burnout. Employers see the impact across industries and recognize the urgency of making it a top priority.
While there isn’t a standard roadmap for addressing burnout in an organization, the APAF Center for Workplace Mental Health provides some simple steps employers can take to make a positive difference in the mental health and well-being of their workforce. Small changes often lead to big results.
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New Podcast: Mental Health & Burnout in Frontline Healthcare Workers
Burnout has been an issue for healthcare workers far before the COVID-19 pandemic. So, how are frontline healthcare workers coping with the trauma? In this podcast episode of Mentally Healthy Nation, Dr. Jessi Gold talks about healthcare workers' mental health and steps health systems and mental health professionals can take to better support them.
Town Hall: Addressing Burnout in the Healthcare Sector and Beyond
Excessive workload, stress, long hours and difficult workplace cultures have produced an epidemic of burnout among physicians, nurses and others working in the healthcare sector. But it is not just there, other industries experience high rates of burnout too. In this recorded town hall, Dr. Gaurava Agarwal presents innovative approaches to reduce burnout and improve well-being in the health care sector and beyond.
Employee Mental Health Continues to Be a Priority in 2022
While organizations try to establish a new normal by bringing back in-person work and events, mental health remains a top priority for many employers. A survey released by the Conference Board showed that 51% percent of workers said their mental health has declined since the onset of the pandemic. Despite the increased stress levels, there are positive trends showing that employers are making strides to invest more into their employees' well-being.