Three elements that contribute to a sense of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace are feeling valued, connected to others, and safe. Mental Health Month gives us an opportunity to reach out and let people know that they matter. That they matter to us.
Design your mental health month activities with these three elements in mind, to create a culture of compassion, fun and connection.
When you take a walk through the office later, bear in mind that a good 20% of people you see may be dealing with a mental health challenge of some kind, such as anxiety, anger or depression. The effects may be bearing out in workplace conflict, low productivity, absenteeism, and in extreme cases, self harm.
In this discussion paper, we explore the role of the HR professional in managing increasing levels of mental illness in the workplace.
Despite our best intentions, many of us get it wrong. Learn what to avoid when managing employee mental health.
In this report, you will discover seven fatal mistakes managers could make while handling employees with mental health issues.
There are things that help employees feel psychologically safe in the workplace. At the most basic level, employees want to feel that they, and their work, are valued, accepted and respected, but how do you, as a manager, do that effectively over time?
Based on our research and extensive coaching of thousands of leaders, the Workplace Mental Health Institute has identified five unique traits of the psychologically safe manager. These are the managers that will work diligently to create a mentally healthy workplace for the benefit of their team, their company, clients and colleagues.
It’s a common myth that people who really want to suicide don’t tell anyone. However, the evidence is that 8 out of 10 people give definite warning signs of their intention to kill themselves. BUT – these warning signs are often given in code.
Download this free Guide to familiarise yourself with the early warning signs of employee suicide.
When people are mentally unwell, they are not able to perform to their potential, they are more likely to make mistakes, have accidents and injuries, be absent or unproductive, and this impacts not just them, but the whole team. The cost of psychological injuries can be high both with lost time & productivity and the risk of workers compensation claims.
Here are 15 main contributors to psychological claims in workplace.
Abusive relationships can arise anywhere – with partners, friends, families, workplaces or governments. If you recognise these 15 signs and are concerned, you may be in an abusive relationship or acting in an abusive way.
Download the 15 Signs of an Abusive Relationship infographic here.