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How Company Culture May Be Impacting Your Mental Health

By Taylor Adams, Manager, Workplace Mental Health

Think back to the last time you were struggling at work because of stress or a personal issue. Did you talk to your supervisor about it? When was the last time you took a day off for your mental health? Work-related stress is common in the workplace, but your company’s culture and your relationship with your supervisor play a major role in how you perform your job and manage your stress.

Over half of employees cite work as a source of stress: can apps remedy mentally unhealthy workplaces?

By Martha Neary, PsyberGuide.org

The last decade has seen an increased emphasis on workplace wellness with many workplaces introducing initiatives to support and improve employee health and wellbeing. These initiatives serve multiple goals.

Better employee wellness:

Positive Relationships in the Workplace

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

The Mental Health Benefits of Remote and Flexible Work

By Brie Weiler Reynolds, FlexJobs Senior Career Specialist

Mental health and work are intertwined. Work can cause and exacerbate mental health issues, but it can also act as a support mechanism. Flexible work options, in particular, have a lot to offer in supporting mental health at work and in life.

Healthy Workplaces: Creating a Supportive Environment

By Priya Sridhar, Public Policy Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Creating a Positive Workplace for Employee Mental Health

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

Peer Support to Address Depression at Work

By Kelly Davis, MHA Director of Peer Advocacy, Supports, and Services 

Depression costs over $51 billion in absenteeism and lost productivity at work in the United States and, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is the leading cause of disability worldwide.[1][2] Both in a business sense and a human sense, many of our workplaces are failing to promote wellbeing and support people living with depression.

Confronting the Workplace Bully

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

Improving Workplace Mental Health through EAP Usage

By Madeline Halpern, MHA Policy and Programs Analyst


Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) offer support to employees struggling with personal and work-related problems.

Job Searching with a Mental Health Condition

By Michele Hellebuyck, MHA Policy and Programs Manager

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