Is Employee Mental Health an Issue Handled by HR?
HR pros are faced with many tough situations during their careers. One of these challenges involves learning the signs and mannerisms that could suggest an employee is struggling with mental illness. If an HR professional isn’t trained in this topic, they may accidentally turn a neutral situation into a negative, snowballing problem.
HR plays a significant role in ending mental health stigma in the workplace because employees learn by example. If your HR staff believes those with a mental illness are unproductive or dangerous, that attitude will further complicate the public’s