(Photo: Kristin Woodling)
In recent years we have seen an abundance of tragedies occur due to mental illness. It creates an opportunity to open up dialogue about how our companies handle these types of concerns. Does your corporate culture promote a healthy work environment? Are there resources for those that may need confidential mental health referrals and support services?
It is crucial for employees not to be judged by their employer for seeking help. The fear of being terminated or put on leave holds some employees back from reaching out for the assistance they need.
This week’s FLORIDA TODAY guest author Kristin Woodling, chief executive officer of Pamper Your Mind, LLC in Indian Harbour Beach and a graduate of weVENTURE’s IGNITE mentoring program, discusses her views on recognizing mental health issues in the workplace. Read more HERE.