5 Ways to Improve Employee Mental Health By: Anita Hawkins, Safety Pros
"Mental health is a difficult topic to address in the workplace. Pretending that mental health concerns are not something affecting your workplace could end up costing you money. Studies show that when left untreated, mental health issues cause people to miss 5 percent more days from work. Considering mental health issues affect one in four people, according to the World Health Organization, this is probably affecting your office—whether you know it or not.
That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your work environment is one that’s open and understanding of mental health needs. Right now, your employees could be dealing with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues in the workplace, and it could be affecting their work..."