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How organizations can address mental health in the workplace

Behavioral health conditions are not new, and neither is the stigma attached to them, particularly in the workplace. #NationalRecoveryMonth offers an opportunity to help reduce this stigma by increasing awareness and understanding of mental illness and substance-use disorders, and encouraging those in need of help to seek treatment. As the month draws to a close, explore these insights on behavioral health from McKinsey’s Center for Societal Benefit Through Healthcare, and dive deeper on key topics, including:

  • the three primary forms of stigma and how to overcome them
  • actions employers can take to support their employees
  • the benefits of prioritizing employee mental health in post-pandemic operations
  • the impact of COVID-19 on the use of behavioral health services

How employers can improve their approach to mental health at work

Improving mental health: An interview with One Mind’s Garen Staglin

Overcoming stigma: Three strategies toward better mental health in the workplace

Returning to work: Keys to a psychologically safer workplace

Out of the shadows: Sustainably improving workplace mental health

Insights on utilization of behavioral health services in the context of COVID-19

Tracking US behavioral health service use during COVID-19

Unlocking whole person care through behavioral health

Mental health in the workplace: The coming revolution