The Mind in the Workplace
The Mind in the Workplace Series, focuses on the importance of mental health in the workplace. Mental health can be a topic that many shy away from in the workplace. Breaking the silence on this topic strengthens our ability to be inclusive and aware of challenges that others may be struggling with. Join us in this important series to learn more about mental health challenges and ways to support employees who experience mental health challenges so that everyone in the workplace can thrive.
Week 14: The Mind in the Workplace - How to Help and How to Get Help
Please Note: The Mind in the Workplace series aims to educate and spread awareness about mental health disorders and their impact on the workplace. However, members of the HR team are NOT mental health professionals. The information provided should not be used to self-diagnose, nor does it fully depict the complexity of each mental health disorder referenced. We understand that mental health looks different from person to person for numerous reasons. Therefore, please use discretion and consider doing external research when viewing the videos in this series.
Why is it important to offer help to coworkers who may be struggling?
What about the workplace makes it easier to spot someone who is struggling? What are some of the challenges specific to the workplace when trying to help another person?
If you feel comfortable sharing, provide an example of a time when you were struggling at work and someone intervened. How did this support impact you?
What has been a key takeaway for you regarding this series? Do you feel differently about discussing mental health now compared to before this series began?