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Forbes: 19 Ways to Build Mental Health Support in the Workplace

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Forbes:

19 Ways to Build Mental Health Support in the Workplace

Jaime Taets contributed to an Expert Panel as a member of the Forbes Business Council

As societal attitudes towards mental health continue to evolve, conversations surrounding this once-taboo topic have gained momentum, gradually breaking down long-held stigmas. However, barriers still exist in the workplace. Employees may be reluctant to disclose their mental health challenges for fear of discrimination or judgment.

In this context, managers bear a pivotal responsibility in creating a supportive environment that nurtures their employees’ mental health. Below, 19¬†Forbes Business Council¬†members share some specific actions managers can take to reduce mental health barriers and support their employees.