Six Resources for Workplace Mental Health

young businessman under stress, fatigue and headacheIn this week’s posts, Clare Miller of Partnership for Workplace Mental Health outlined why employers should pay attention to mental health in the workplace and offered some examples for how businesses can address mental health with their employees.

Today we offer some other ideas, programs, and information sources for employers who want to address mental health in their workplace.

  1.  Cost of Mental Health Training is a free webinar for human resources and employee assistance program professionals from Families for Depression Awareness
  2. Families for Depression Awareness also participates in the Massachusetts Workplace Mental Health Initiative, which offers company-specific workplace mental health programs to Massachusetts businesses at no charge. These include the Coping with Stress and Depression workshop for employees, online mental health screening from Screening for Mental Health, and training for managers from CMG Associates
  3. A Mental Health Friendly Workplace, published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  4. Information and resources from the Partnership for Workplace Mental Health
  5. The Business Case for Employers from Mental Health America and Building the Mentally Healthy Workplace from Mental Health America of Wisconsin
  6. Mental Health Policies and Programmes in the Workplace from the World Health Organization

What other resources are out there? Let us know about other programs and share these resources with your colleagues and employers.

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