Workplace burnout is one of the most common stress factors for working adults. Without proper support from the employers, employees may find it hard to keep up with work and struggle with mental health issues. Keep reading to learn more about how employers can support employees’ mental health!
Offer flexible working conditions
Employers can help their employees find balance in their work life and their personal life by offering flexible working conditions. An example can be choosing their space and time to complete their work. Additionally, taking breaks and time off from work can allow the employees to recharge and return to work feeling more energized.
Address workplace stressors
Workplace stress can come from having too much work, working long hours, or having conflicts with coworkers or superiors. Long term exposure to these stressors will affect employees negatively. To avoid this, employers can ask employees for feedback on their work and working conditions to improve their support.
Mental health trainings
Mental health trainings help employees learn how to take care of their mental health. These trainings can help reduce the negative views employees may have about mental health concerns. When employees feel like they can talk about their mental health at work without feeling embarrassed or ashamed, they will be more likely to ask for mental health support.
Employee wellness programs
Employee wellness programs are programs that are designed to promote overall well-being and prevent health problems. This includes a range of resources to support employees’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Some examples are paid fitness classes, membership to health centres, and stress management resources.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) is an important resource for employees to manage their mental health and well-being. The program offers employees mental health talks, workshops and therapy sessions which can help them feel better and give them advice on how to deal with their problems. This can reduce their stress levels and help them focus better at work!
How to start?
Contact us if you’d like us to be part of your plan in helping your employees!
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Why work with us?
At Aloe Mind, we offer mental health screening, online and in-person therapy sessions, and mental health talks and workshops! Our EAP can be tailored to your company’s needs and size. We have worked with over 10 organizations to help their employee’s mental health.