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How to Support Mental Health at Work

This past year 2020 has been a toll on everyone’s physical and mental health. The world was in the middle of a pandemic, people were stuck in their homes for the entire year. Even offices were closed and remote working took the charge. Work from home culture was new for all, employees were battling from that change therefore a lot of offices were mindful of creating a friendly environment to support mental health at these tough hours. On the other side, many institutions and offices still don’t know how to support mental health at work. Therefore, it’s important to understand why mental health matters –

Why does workplace mental health matter?

Organizations mainly focus on the physical health of the employees, they set up corporate programs with health benefits, dental benefits, drug prescription coverage but none of them includes mental health benefits. While if we look at it, the body is just half of the equation when you don’t include your mind. The well-being of the mental health of employees is as precious as physical health. If an employee gets a safe and sound environment, his/her mental health improves which shows a positive impact on the physical health too.

Ways your company can support mental health at the workplace –

Like always said a worker is the biggest asset of the company, therefore while there is so much negativity and stress in the world, try making the workplace a comfort zone for the employees.

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