Employees biggest investment is in their employees. Employees that are physically and mentally fit perform the best. Employers hence have taken bigger interests in mental health. Mental health was overlooked in the past but now it in regards to grief, anger and stress, it has become a big issue for corporations.
The article, “Four Calls To Action To Support Employees’ Mental Health” by Sindhu Kutty looks closer at how employers can help employees better with issues of mental health. The article states,
“Mental Health America’s 2021 “Mind the Workplace” report shows that burnout, lack of supervisory support, workplace stress and financial insecurity are prevalent across organizations in the U.S. Many organizations still believe that offering benefit programs through human resources (HR) to access mental health services is sufficient, but according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), eight in 10 people don’t seek treatment due to shame and stigma. More than access is needed to support your employees’ mental health.Z”
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With mental health such a big issue today it is critical for employers to invest in strategies and policies that promote mental health and help those in need cope with issues.
Please also review AIHCP’s Behavioral Health Certification programs in grief, anger, stress, spiritual, crisis and meditation disciplines. The programs are online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification. Those in clergy, social work, counseling and who possess other relevant four year degrees are welcome to enter the programs.