As part of a series about the “5 Ways That Businesses Can Help Promote The Mental Wellness Of Their Employees” Authority Magazine interviewed FVC COO Jennifer Tierney.
It is essential to check in with your team and also encourage your team to check in on each other. That is how you build a community. As a leader, a colleague may not feel comfortable coming to you right away but may feel comfortable speaking with another employee about their struggles. Having empathy and asking people how you can support them rather than waiting for people to come to you, is a very important step to ending the stigma. We need to reach out and make sure people are okay — whether they’re in need or not. However you divide your organization, it’s important to create the feeling of community as a group. Sense of community leads to less health problems in general, especially mental health.
Read the full article below for 5 tips that businesses can utilize to ensure their employees are taking care of their mental health below.