Understanding the mental health challenges at work
Company cultures and employee perceptions around mental health have changed. Although employers have started to invest more in mental health initiatives, employees have increased their expectations. Employers need to create sustainable and mentally healthy workplaces or risk negatively impacting their people and business.
A 2021 report by Mind Share Partners shares telling information about the state of mental health in U.S. workplaces.
Using the office to promote mental health and wellness
So, what can organizations do now to create workplace environments that nurture mental health and wellness?
In an era of prioritizing the people and experience, 2019 workspace design isn’t going to cut it. Organizations have an opportunity to rethink the role of the physical office in employee mental health and create an environment that inspires and supports talent.
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