Mental illness has long been a taboo subject. It has been vilified and even glamorized over the years; yet, it has remained shrouded in mystery. Perhaps one of the reasons why, is our fear of the unknown, which consequently impedes our ability to understand the subject better.
The extreme stress that comes with working in corporate finance can take a toll on anyone. Add in a serious mental health condition and each professional challenge seems insurmountable, something I know firsthand.
The concept of burnout is not new. It has been a public health epidemic for a while, and it impacts much of the workforce.
The holiday season has arrived and while this time is often one of great joy and celebration, the quest to achieve perfection can often add pressure and stress to any person or relationship.
By connecting a person with internal benefits, like an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), it increases the likelihood that they will reach out for needed care. That connection is key, yet for many, the challenge resides in finding timely, effective and affordable care.
The Center for Workplace Mental Health has launched Notice. Talk. Act.® at Work, an e-Learning training that supports leaders and people managers in understanding the impact of mental health on employees and their organizations.
The U.S. is at a turning point in facing complex, systemic racial issues. Negative emotional and physical experiences such as exclusion, violence, and poverty stemming from race can have a direct impact on the mental health of people from underrepresented populations.
March marks the one-year anniversary for many leaving the office to work remotely. Navigating schedules and designated workspaces, nearly all day Zoom meetings, and setting healthy work-life boundaries can be difficult.
Resilience refers to the ability to not only persevere, but to thrive in the face of adversity. Learn more about resiliency and how employers can promote it in their employees.
It has never been more important than during this pandemic with growing rates of anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma and excessively high rates of stress.