The mental health challenges facing employees—and in fact facing everyone—during the past 13 months of the COVID-19 pandemic have been well-documented. This week, as the second Mental Health Awareness Month of the pandemic begins, many employers are turning toward helping alleviate those challenges.
That’s because, as Andrew Shatté of meQuilibrium puts it, “Taking care of yourself is not a luxury—it’s a necessity. Yet self-care is often the first thing to go when life gets busy.”
Concerns for HR leaders that accompany that include employee burnout, workplace stress and a lack of support for managing stress, based on Mental Health America’s