Creating a Mental Health-Friendly Workplace

mental health in the workplace

Since COVID-19 impacted the world in 2020, restrictions intended to prevent the transmission of the virus transformed the way Americans work. Pandemic-related school and business closures, transitions to remote work, and demands on essential workers left many US employees burned out, stressed, and reevaluating what they really wanted out of work and in life. Ultimately, […]

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States, with about 1 death every 11 minutes. Suicide rates in 2020 were 30% higher than in 2000, leaving tens of thousands of lives lost each year and causing grief and suffering to countless families and communities. “In 2020, an estimated 12.2 million adults seriously […]

Reducing Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

Reducing Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

In 2020 nearly half of Americans reported that the coronavirus crisis was harming their mental health. Like all health issues, mental health issues will invariably exist in the workplace; however, trends show that less than 40% of individuals experiencing a mental health problem ever seek help. Those who do spend an average of 10 years […]

What is an Employee Assistance Program?

What is an EAP?

An employee assistance program or EAP is a trusted and skilled individual or group whose position outside your company provides needed perspective. The ideal workplace is healthy, safe, and productive. It’s an environment where the talents of many combine to achieve the goals of the organization. Even in a climate of organizational change, employees at all levels […]