HR’s Guide to Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace
How to support employees through unprecedented events and record-breaking levels of burnout
Michael Towers, Workplace Wellness Expert
- April 20, 2022 at 8:00 AM EST
As we enter into a third year of “unprecedented events,” 55% of American workers report suffering from mental health issues directly related to events since the pandemic began, and 46% say they’re struggling to maintain their well-being.
It’s well documented that continued stress can lead to burn-out, which is characterized by the World Health Organization as “resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” With signs of burn-out including exhaustion, checking out, an increase of negative sentiment toward one’s job, and reduced professional efficacy, it’s no wonder that 86% of employers (as reported by SHRM) said mental health, stress and burnout are a priority in 2022.
And once again, HR is being called on to tackle the daunting task.
But who is taking care of HR?
Watch the recording of Michael Towers, a highly sought out Empathy Expert, Counselor and Professional Leadership Speaker, where he tackles all things related to mental health in the workplace!
After the session, you’ll be able to:
Understand the impact of stress and burnout on employees
Execute a strategy to increase workplace wellness
Refine your listening and empathy skills to make your employees feel value and a sense of belonging
Utilize self-care techniques to achieve optimal wellness and unleash your potential to impact the mental health of your co-workers
Embrace your position and power to deliver hope