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Taking on Mental Health Challenges Post-Pandemic

July 27, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Until relatively recently, companies that focused meaningfully on their employees’ mental health were few and far between. Employees who struggled with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or other mental health issues were largely expected to manage those issues outside of work or face the possibility of being seen as not “cut out” for the job.

As attitudes toward mental health have changed in recent years and the stigmatization of such issues has receded, many companies are looking more carefully at their employees’ mental health, recognizing the role they can play in helping them deal with those issues. They recognize that mental health has a direct impact on workers’ performance, productivity, and longevity.

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