As mental health issues increasingly take center stage, ignoring employee mental health becomes synonymous with, as a recent article from the Stanford Social Innovation Review puts it, “ignoring the well-being of the company itself, since cultural and behavioral changes that address the mental health of [the] workforce are a pre-condition for growth.”
Welcome to our new blog series, In Case You Missed It: Mental Health. In this series we bring you a collection of current media highlights about Mental Health.
When living with a mental health condition, chances are, you will have to face the decision of whether or not to tell others at work. Typically, the reason for disclosure is to ask for accommodation for better performance. An accommodation is modifying a job, the job site, or the way things are done to enable a qualified individual with an equal employment opportunity.
Open up to more people in your life. Finding a space to share your feelings and worries is a great way to improve your mental health. When you express what is on your mind to someone, you will be lifting the weight off your shoulders.