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Just as important to offer new mental health care resources in the workplace, leaders need to lead by example and champion their own well-being. (Credit: treety/Shutterstock.com)

As the reality of the pandemic sets in, we’ve seen an influx of business leaders raising awareness around mental health issues and stigma. Personally, I’ve seen new blogs, webinars and endless resources on social media offering help and advice. While COVID-19 has profoundly—perhaps permanently—altered our lives, it also brought awareness to the crucial role the workforce plays in addressing mental health.

While many businesses have taken the path of offering employees resources around mental health, and offering meditation and workout classes, at a time when mental health prescriptions are on the rise, it’s simply not enough.

 

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