Each year, the month of May is a time for employers and employees to understand the depth and impact of mental health. We must band together to fight stigma, support one another and educate ourselves and others about mental illness. The purpose of this guide is to provide our unique lens as a company set out to support employment and retention of individuals living with chronic and mental health related disorders.
Researchers estimate about 10% of COVID- 19 patients become long-haulers, according to a recent article from The Journal of the American Medical Association and a study conducted by British scientists. Not only is this a wake-up call for health professionals but for employers and across the globe who now must support current and future employees. The time for change is now.
Companies, both small and large, should really take advantage of the current opportunity and national crisis to step up and advocate for health and wellness. We made it easy for you and compiled a master list to get educated, share information with your employees, and post about on social media!