Start the conversation
One of the first, and easiest, things you can do to start improving mental health at work is simply to start a conversation. In this video, people from various industries talk about the importance of talking to someone.
As a line manager, it’s important to recognise how to manage the emotional wellbeing of employees at work. This two-page guide from Nuffield Health explores five key steps to help staff move from emotionally barely surviving back to thriving.
It covers how to step in when there might be a problem, how to listen to an employee’s concerns without judgement, and what reasonable adjustments you might like to consider. It also includes a helpful list of questions you can ask your employees to better understand their emotional wellbeing.
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