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Mental Health Month – Maintaining Good Mental Health

What plays a role in developing mental health conditions?

  Most mental health conditions don’t have a single cause – they have many possible causes, called risk factors. The more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop a mental health condition in your lifetime. Mental health conditions can develop slowly, or symptoms can start to […]

May 19th is Mental Health Action Day!

In partnership with more than 1600 brands, nonprofits, government agencies, and cultural leaders, Michigan Bankers Workers Compensation Fund is proud to be a partner in Mental Health Action Day this Thursday, May 19th. On this day, we will encourage and empower people to take the next step for #MentalHealthAction. Go to MentalHealthActionDay.org to […]

Back to Basics: Practical Mental Health Information

Our society focuses much more on physical health than mental health, but both are equally important. The MBWCF reminds you to take care of your mental health year-round with #FrameofMindFriday posts. During Mental Health Awareness Month we share tips and tools from Mental Health America like this article Back to […]

May is Mental Health Month

This month MBWCF will be highlighting some tools for getting back to the basics of mental health! With mental health entering the mainstream, it’s critical that we get the basics right, like maintaining good mental health or recognizing warning signs. Mental Health America’s 2022 Mental Health Month toolkit provides free […]

Neurodivergence in Adulthood

  Over 30% of adults in the U.S. could be categorized as neurodivergent. We have lots more to learn about many of the diagnoses under the umbrella of neurodivergent. Working together we can form a society that is accessible for neurodiverse people, that is beneficial for everyone, and fair. This […]

Workplace Violence

Workplace violence can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assault and homicide. About two million U.S. workers are victims of workplace violence each year. By April 2021, there were 26 victims of workplace shootings Violence in the workplace can occur in any business, however, in businesses where employees have […]

Why Ergonomics is Important

Ergonomics is an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely. So why is that important? #1 Safety – protects employees’ physical health, mental health, and personal happiness.   Prevents overexertion, repetitive injuries, and chronic pain issues. #2 […]

#PotholeSeason

Spring is here and many of us are getting out on the road to visit customers.  But with spring also comes potholes! They are popping up everywhere.  Here are some safe driving trips while the Michigan roads are wet and full of holes. Check out this article by Nationwide for […]

Know What Not To Do

Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common mental conditions today. Knowing the signs of the disorder, what to do, and what not to do can be a big help.   It can be difficult to empathize if you do not have intimate contact with this disorder. It is normal […]