The current global pandemic has created a profound impact on the mental health of millions, including some of your best employees. The National Institute of Mental Health is already warning of a coming crisis of depression, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide. Already, we are seeing alarming rates of relapse for those who have until now successfully beat back addictions. Plus, finding mental health resources is about to get more difficult as clinics and counseling practices closed as nonessential may not survive to open again.
How do you help those returning to work or dealing with trauma get back on track?
Firing workers with mental illness can land you in court. What HR needs is a plan that’s compassionate and effective – that lets you identify troubled workers before they become unreliable, unproductive employees and get them back on track with treatment. On Thursday, June 4 find out how to balance mental health treatment, productivity, FMLA leave and ADA reasonable accommodations at our online training, HR Workshop: Mapping Out Mental Health Policies.