Nearly 70% of people are uncomfortable disclosing a mental illness to an employer; 35% said it wasn’t even a possibility. Of people taking sick leave due to depression, 40% hid the fact from their boss.
If you notice changes in a colleague or employee, it’s important to have the conversation and let them know they aren’t alone.
We’ve put together this printable Quick Reference Guide to Talking to Staff about their Mental Health which breaks down the process into simple steps.
Download it here:High Res: Quick Reference Guide to Talking with Staff about their Mental Health (166 downloads)
The mental health of first responders is under ever increasing scrutiny and it’s vital management is equipped to handle difficult mental health conversations.
Strategise with and learn from leading first responder agencies, researchers and experts at the 4th Annual Mental Health for First Responders conference. Hear case studies about best practice in supporting first responders and employees in high exposure roles, and take back ideas, strategies, and practical tips to proactively support the holistic wellbeing of your employees.