Someone’s mental health affects both them and others who are in their lives. As a business owner, it’s extremely important to be sensitive to the needs of your employees when it comes to the state of their mental health. A good thing to do is to talk to employees and let them know that having a mental illness or poor mental health is okay and is not stigmatized. It’s good practice to allow employees to take time off of work to care for their own mental health. This will lead to happier and healthier employees in your business.
- It is essential for business to incorporate mental health support within the day to day operations.
- Building a supportive environment for mental health within the business,s leads to a more productive and healthy staff.
- There are several ways to acknowledge and support the mental health of your employees including but not limited too using sick leave and additional days off to address mental health issues.
“Breaking down the barriers to mental health in the workplace takes time, and effort.”