A mental health crisis awaits, and the resulting productivity and engagement impacts could be severe. But by taking a proactive approach, employers can help employees navigate the challenges of this uncertain time. In so doing, businesses can bolster their post-pandemic recovery, strong as ever.
However, a few barriers stand in the way: like recognition of signs, underestimating symptoms, or, fear of stigma. All the while, the stress of our current moment not only persists—but grows.
That’s why resilience in the workforce is critical. Let’s explore what can help workers manage and rebound from stress and adversity, and how employers can foster resilience in the workplace to drive business outcomes.
Mental Health Impacts on Worker Productivity
Poor mental health has always been directly linked with reduced motivation and employee output.