Tag: Mental Health Awareness

Focusing on Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health Awareness Month in May provides business leaders an appropriate time to consider ways to prioritize mental health in the workplace both during the month and for the long term. The goal is to ensure employees understand both the seriousness of the issue and the resources they can turn…

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Kaiser Permanente Addresses COVID-19’s Effects on Mental Health, Offers Free myStrength Mental Health App

During a pandemic, society’s biggest concern is physical health. However, COVID-19 has had an equally crucial impact on people’s mental health, changing routines, affecting finances, limiting socializing and causing many to worry for their — and their loved ones’ — health. Along with its pandemic response, healthcare company Kaiser Permanente…

Archived: Black Men Get Candid About Mental Health

Studies show Black men are particularly concerned about the stigma of mental illness, and apprehensive about seeking help. Wizdom Powell, PhD, MPH, director of the Health Disparities Institute at University of Connecticut Health and associate professor of psychiatry, said that men of color are generally discouraged from seeking any kind…