HOW ARE YOU FEELING?
According to a survey conducted by the CDC, 41% of American adults are struggling with mental health issues stemming from the pandemic. Among those 18 to 24, that number jumps to a staggering 75%. These shocking numbers make it even more crucial that employers are asking the simple questions, starting with, “how are you feeling?”
Liz Hilton Segel, writer for Fast Company outlines five ways to design a better mental health future for a stressed-out workforce. Know the signs of distress, establish open lines of communication, not only understand, but also meet the needs of employees, make help available to those in search of it and, most importantly, embrace and encourage self-care amongst the working force.
Ripple programs that help management recognize the signs of distress have been designed to give businesses the best chance at providing the care employees need. Using various styles of programming, from one-time workshops about connecting with teams to more involved programs that teach in-depth solutions to guiding employees to the resources that can help, Changemakers are ready for whatever a business needs. Each company has a unique set of needs and sometimes the solutions to stress means a change in company culture. Good news, Changemakers are here to help steer that ship toward the calmer waters as well.