Wellness Weekly - June 17, 2020
Updated: Jun 22
Mental Health | Priorities for Safer, Healthier Workplaces | Well-being and Business Performance | Unconscious Bias | Emotions at Work | Addressing Loneliness, Stress and Depression
Welcome to our weekly collection of cutting-edge resources. Wellness Workdays is committed to keeping you up-to-date on the latest in corporate wellness and population health management. Here we highlight people and organizations making real changes to the way we think about wellness.
This Week's Wellness News
Last year, mental health and substance abuse cost employers $105 billion, and that was before COVID-19! The current climate has changed the conversation and has highlighted an already significant need. Debra Wein, CEO of Wellness Workdays, shares four strategies to address mental health at work.
As organizations begin to welcome employees back to the office, the needs of their wellness programs have changed. AllWork.Space examines the shift from simply having an on-site gym or a fitness stipend to incorporating safety and mental health for a complete wellness program.
What gives some of the world’s highest-performing and best managed companies an edge? It’s their investment in wellbeing. Forbes outlines the correlation between a strong bottom line and a healthy workforce.
Does each and every member of your team feel valued? Wellness Workdays looks at unconscious bias and shares techniques leaders can use to ensure you are leading with an open mind.
StandUp Wellness teaches us how to redefine emotional baggage so we can learn to accept and manage a variety of emotions during difficult times.
Working from home can present many struggles beyond poor Wi-Fi and many employees are struggling with isolation. Dr. Stuart Lustig, National Medical Executive at Cigna, explains how to help your employees identify and manage stress, loneliness and other behavioral health issues to create a more connected workplace.
From Surviving to Thriving Program
We recently launched our “Surviving to Thriving" program, which provides employers with tools and resources to help enhance employee well-being during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. As the nation’s businesses begin to re-open, healthy employees will be critical to the success of each organization. Our initiative, which focuses on employee engagement, communications and population health management, includes easily accessible and frequently updated resources such as checklists and case studies, complimentary webinars led by industry experts, thought leadership articles, and 90-day complimentary access for US employers to Wellness Workdays’ wellness portal. The offer is valid through 9/1/2020.
Learn more and find out if your organization qualifies for the 90-day complimentary trial!