The first university-certified workplace mental health training program aligned with the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
Companies are paying increasing attention to mental health in the workplace because of its link to productivity, employee engagement, and overall business performance. People leaders play a pivotal role in fostering mental health in the workplace and can influence employee psychological health and well-being in a positive manner. In fact, employees who describe their relationships with their leaders as positive and supportive experience:
- Improved overall mental and physical health
- Lower rates of absenteeism
- Improved job performance
- Higher levels of engagement
A recent survey, commissioned by the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, reports that 85% of frontline leaders recognize they have a responsibility to intervene when an employee experiences a mental health issue, but only 76% of those surveyed believed they have the practical skills and confidence to respond effectively to employee mental health issues.…