Why you need to evaluate your organization’s mental health strategy

Does your organization have a documented mental health strategy in place? A answer of yes may indicate some degree of commitment by an organization, but it doesn’t prove that the strategy is working or making an impact on the average employee’s workplace experience, nor is it preventing mental injuries or promoting mental health. Having a mental health strategy in place can mean many things. It may simply mean that such a policy is in place, managers have received basic training in mental health issues, and all employees have access to an employee and family assistance program.

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Article by Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell.