Often, when mental health is referenced, it aligns with a clinical diagnosis or treatment. Whereas the reference of mental wellbeing encompasses all elements of prevention, intervention, and support. Mental health impacts 20-30% of the workforce, and mental wellbeing impacts 100% of the workforce. Both are important!
HealthSource Solutions has developed a multi-phased strategy to help your organization build a culture that enables employees to feel safe, valued, and supported. It goes beyond just offering tools and resources, and addresses mental wellbeing from an organizational perspective which encompasses individual elements, company influencers, and community factors.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 5 adults experience a mental illness each year, yet only 45% of them are receiving treatment. Untreated mental health conditions can have a real impact on business. According to the American Heart Association, untreated depression costs $9,450 per employee per year in lost productivity and absenteeism, and mental illness is the number one cause of worker disability in the U.S. So what’s in the way?
Resiliency breaks in the workplace are a no-cost initiative to contribute to positive employee morale and emotional wellbeing. Practicing different resiliency techniques on a regular basis is a healthy coping mechanism that can reduce the negative effects of anxiety and stress. Offering a regular time for employees to practice together can help build this habit of self-care. This kit will guide coordinators through implementation considerations and communication.
Get help implementing a gratitude program with our free resources. GRATITUDE BOARDS in the workplace are a no-cost initiative to contribute to positive employee morale and resiliency. Practicing gratitude is just one of many healthy coping mechanisms that can reduce the negative effects of anxiety and stress.
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