How to Support Employee Mental Health & Wellness

Episode 137

How to Support Employee Mental Health & Wellness

Mental health support is no longer about managing existing conditions, it’s about creating spaces that allow workers to set strong boundaries and work in ways that are healthy for them.

In the past 130-plus episodes of this podcast, we have spent a lot of time talking about how to keep a group of employees safe, but we are usually talking about physical safety in the form of mitigating risks that lead to injuries to the body. In this episode, however, we are going to talk about supporting employees who may be struggling with their mental health. We will also discuss strategies for keeping mental health and wellbeing at the forefront of safety initiatives to help play a part in creating healthy and safe boundaries for all.

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Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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