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When is the Last Time You Took a Mental Health Test?

Online screening is a great way for a quick check-in. This screening is not a formal diagnosis and no single resource can solve everyone’s mental health problems. Online screening provides information and resources to start taking charge of your own mental health. It’s important to take time often to see […]

Mental Health Care is Self Care

Caring for Your Mental Health – National Institute of Mental Health   Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and […]

What Can I Do to Boost Workplace Mental Health

We all know that mental wellness is a necessity for all employees. Mental health support increases retention, productivity, and lowers healthcare costs. The question is what should we be doing to support the mental health of our staff? Are your leaders able to recognize the signs of emotional distress? Do […]

We Are Exhausted

How to serve your employees when the whole world is exhausted. Where do we go from here? How can you make the changes necessary to create an impact? This recent article from Sarah Noll Wilson takes on how we can help retain and renew the resiliency of your teams. How To […]

2021 International Overdose Awareness Day

The 2000 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse found that in the U.S. among full-time workers aged 18 – 49, 1 in 13 reported past month illicit drug use. Drug abuse and overdose affect more than just the addicted person. Over 26 percent of employed adults have substance abuse or […]

How to Be an Advocate for Mental Health at Work

First of all, learn about what mental illness is and is not. Treatment varies depending on a wide range of variables. Mental health is a spectrum and we are all on the spectrum. Use trusted sources to do your own research such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the […]

Are You Discriminating?

Unfortunately, discrimination against people with mental illness is not uncommon. When you view someone critically due to a distinguishing characteristic or a trait perceived to be a disadvantage is stigma. Discrimination because of stigma can be as subtle as avoiding a person you assume could be unstable, violent or dangerous […]

You Told Your Boss You’re Struggling With Mental Illness?!

There is a stigma of mental illness that keeps people from talking. Even though 20% of Americans struggle with some form of mental illness, less than 50% received treatment. Employees don’t want to talk about it with co-workers and bosses fearing they may lose their jobs, damage relationships, or risk […]

Have You Done A Mental Check-in?

In 2019 according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention more than 2 times as many suicides as there were homicides in the U.S. No matter how you look at it the statistics are not good. This month we have been talking about when you need help and where […]

What’s the Difference Between Psychiatrist, Psychologisy, & Counselor?

In a study of 2,000 Americans, 88% said they’ve experienced at least one of the symptoms that professionals use to assess depression. It is likely that many of your coworkers have been to some type of mental health professional. Many people can feel overwhelmed when they start searching for the […]