Mental health can impact employee productivity every bit as much as physical well-being. However, due to the stigma, many workers hesitate to mention emotional concerns to employers and colleagues alike. But mental health isn’t something we should ignore in the office — it’s something we should talk about, because certain working conditions can either foster more positive outcomes or contribute to employee stressors.
If you’re a manager or business owner, what can you do to bolster employee mental health? How do common conditions and stressors affect your staff on the job? Most importantly, how can you make your workplace more supportive and inclusive for all, including those with mental health concerns?
How Does Mental Health Affect Work?
Mental health destroys productivity like nothing else — including external distractions. It’s a constant disturbance — you can’t…