Mental Health Awareness Month: A Round-Up of Resources

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Allie Blackham

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Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being. When people feel supported in their emotional and mental needs, they tend to thrive in their personal and professional lives. Providing the necessary support to members of your organization is no longer just nice to have; it’s an essential aspect of caring for employees and their needs.

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ve put together a list of resources for human resources professionals and others who interact with employees. This list includes tips to build a wellness program that supports mental health, helpful hints for reducing workplace stress, and giving employees what they need to succeed.

The Picture of Mental Health in the Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted people across the globe in countless ways. Managing the aftermath of a worldwide crisis has put additional strain on individuals, along with mounting stressors like inflation and economic swings.

Lyra Health surveyed thousands of employees and benefits leaders to get a glimpse into how these stressors impact their professional lives. Download the report to get a better sense of what might be affecting your team members.

Report: 2024 State of Workforce Mental Health

Reduce Workplace Stress

Nearly two-thirds of American workers report feeling high levels of stress in the workplace. Stress has a direct link to declining mental health, as well as poor productivity and morale. Anxiety and depression rates are also higher among those with more stress. Explore these seven tips to reduce stress in the workplace and support your teams more effectively.

Blog Post: 7 Tips to Reduce Workplace Stress

Provide Support

HR professionals have long been concerned about mental health in the workplace, but the needs of employees have increased, particularly since the “return to normal.” HR Exchange put together a list of three ways HR can provide ongoing support to those struggling with their mental health.

List: 3 Ways HR Can Offer Mental Support

Provide what your employees are looking for by utilizing these resources throughout Mental Health Awareness Month and all year round.

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