It’s simple to feel overwhelmed at a period of heightened anxiety and solitude. Stress not only keeps an estimated million workers from working each day, but it also costs the world economy over $1 trillion annually in lost productivity. We can no longer afford to overlook the fact that both individuals and companies place a high importance on taking care of their employees’ emotional needs. The significance and necessity of self-care, stress management, and the resources and assistance to address mental health concerns have only been further highlighted by our current environment.
The timing is right for organisations and people to help one another by getting in touch, checking in, and demonstrating compassion for both themselves and others. Therefore, in recognition of Mental Health Month, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite mental health awareness materials that do a wonderful job addressing emotional wellbeing while offering practical skills and strategies to cope with stressful situations.
- The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
- An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
- Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
- Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
- Mind Hacking by Sir John Hargrave
- Headcase: LGBTQ Artists & Writers on Mental Health and Wellness
- 10% Happier with Dan Harris
- Therapy for Black Girls
- The Happiness Lab
- Insane in the Men Brain
- Happier with Gretchen Rubin
- Not Another Anxiety Show
- The Hilarious World of Depression
- Black Mental Matters
- 10% Happier
- Talkspace Therapy
- Self-Help Tools (Mental Health America)
- Support & Education (NAMI)
- Taking Care of Your Emotional Health (CDC)
- Coping with Isolation and Quarantine (SAMHSA)
We are making great efforts to combat the stigma associated with mental health and establish a secure environment where our employees may feel at ease approaching their managers and getting the best support.
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