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The Center for Workplace Mental Health exists to provide useful, informative resources to employers seeking to improve absenteeism and productivity while enhancing worker quality of life. Explore the programs below to kickstart positive mental health initiatives at your organization!

Notice.Talk.Act.™ at Work

We collaborated with leaders from diverse industries in developing this e-learning training to communicate to your organization that employee mental health and well-being are high priorities.

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Employee Mental Health & Well-being During & Beyond COVID-19

Whether employees are essential, working remotely or returning to the workplace, there are critical steps that employers can take to support the mental health and well-being of employees.

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Working Remotely During COVID-19

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) is presenting new and unique major challenges. Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends and family. Our daily living routines are disrupted causing added anxiety, stress and strain physically, mentally, and financially.

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Infographic: Depression

Global rates of depression are on the rise. In this infographic, learn more about depression and its affects on the workplace, and learn how you can help your employees.

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Infographic: Mental Health Parity

Learn more about federal and state laws requiring coverage offered for mental health and substance use conditions be no more restrictive than coverage for other medical conditions.

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Infographic: The Collaborative Care Model

This infographic provides employers info on The Collaborative Care Model and how it can help improve treatment and results while lowering costs. 

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Mental Health Calculators

Our calculators create personalized reports, based on your workforce demographics, that you can use to show the importance of prioritizing mental health in your workplace.

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ICU

The ICU Program is an awareness campaign made especially for the workplace, designed to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and foster a workplace culture that supports emotional health.

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Mental Health Works Podcast

A series to inspire employers to create a culture of mental health and well-being by providing practical tools and strategies, thought-leadership, and education.

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Organizational Assessment

The Center for Workplace Mental Health, Mental Health America and One Mind at Work is creating an easy to use and comprehensive assessment and access to a full array of high impact workplace mental health resources.

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Right Direction

Right Direction is a first-of-its-kind initiative, developed for and by employers, that gives employers the tools they need to address depression in the workplace.

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Mental Health Works

Mental Health Works, our monthly email newsletter, keeps you informed on the latest in workplace mental health news and research.

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Recommendations for Improving Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Care

View detailed steps that employers, employer coalitions and health plans can take to improve access to care.

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The Path Forward Initiative

The Path Forward for Mental Health and Substance Use aims to execute a disciplined, private sector approach to improve five established best practices of mental health and substance use care.

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The Working Well Toolkit

Directly from expertise shared by leading employers, the Working Well Toolkit educates employers about current best practices to create supportive workplace environments.

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