We spend one-third of our adult lives at work, and the extra stressors and challenges that often come with a job can negatively impact mental health. Left unchecked, they can even lead to feelings of depression and anxiety.
Recognizing when a colleague or employee is struggling can be vital to making sure they get the support they need in a timely manner. It’s also great for productivity — employees who feel respected and supported are more likely to thrive in their roles.
Use these tips from the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) curriculum to recognize if your colleague is struggling:
Mental Health First Aid at Work teaches people the skills necessary to #BeTheDifference for colleagues in stressful times.
We are more than our job titles. Learn more about Mental Health First Aid at Work and how we can be better employees and coworkers by supporting, encouraging and empowering each other.