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#BeTheDifference For Your Employees with MHFA at Work

Mental health and well-being are key to a healthy, productive workforce. But each year, almost one in five American adults experiences a mental health disorder that impacts them at home and work. This may be increasing even more due to changes stemming from COVID-19 — many people are experiencing increased feelings of stress and fear because of COVID-19 and feelings of isolation because of physical distancing requirements.

This is why it’s more important now than ever before for employers to make mental health a priority and provide employees with the tools and resources they need to support one another and take care of their own mental health and well-being during and after this pandemic.

Mental Health First Aid Training and Education in the Workplace Solutions can help you create a mentally healthy workplace in which individuals feel valued, supported and respected.

There are two MHFA solutions that can #BeTheDifference for your employees:

  1. Mental Health First Aid at Work is a skills-based training that teaches employees how to identify, understand and respond to a person who may be developing or experiencing a mental health concern or crisis. Mental Health First Aid at Work trainings — available in person or virtually — are tailored to reflect your business and industry.
  2. Mental Health Essentials is a series of interactive, virtual seminars designed to inform and educate employees about mental health and addictions or substance use challenges that impact all workplaces. People learn key elements of mental health and addictions or substance use challenges in ways that are practical, culturally responsive and supportive of getting help.

With these solutions, your employees will learn vital information about common mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Importantly, they also cover how to provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem — including to help them connect to appropriate employee resources if needed.

As your workplace navigates COVID-19 and transitions into a “new normal,” make mental health a priority with Mental Health First Aid at Work. You can #BeTheDifference for your employees.

Learn more about MHFA at Work.