Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 adults aged 18 or older (18.3% or 44.7 million people) reported suffering from a mental health condition in 2016, and one in every two are at risk of developing one? Now layer this statistic with challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic and you can see the potential for mounting problems.
The challenges of this COVID-19 pandemic are unique. Both you and your employees may be feeling a range of emotions: stress, anxiety, depression or frustration. Everchanging news and medical information leaves us all in a state of flux. The protocol for business changes daily. We each face a loss of control, and families must adapt to new daily routines. Even those who feel relatively unphased by the situation must still manage a new reality, and that in itself can be unsettling.
Regardless of your individual experience and feelings, it is important to remember this: we are all facing the same storm, but we are in different boats. Your stress points are unique and different from everyone else’s. Your resilience and ability to adapt is unlike others as well.
Your team’s mental health should be a paramount concern, so we hope you will join us for our next webinar addressing mental health in the workplace on Thursday, May 14 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. Our agenda will address:
- General mental health statistics
- Potential new concerns related to COVID-19, such as how working from home, the unknowns, new operation protocols and other aspects of the pandemic can impact mental health
- Common signs an employee needs mental health assistance
- How to support employees in need of mental health services
- What mental health resources may be available to employers
We look forward to sharing some great insight and hearing about your own experiences during these times.REGISTER NOW