How to protect and improve mental health on World Mental Health Day

There’s been no shortage of external triggers that have affected our mental health and well-being: the COVID-19 pandemic, subsequent widespread employee burnout, and other global and regional crises like climate change. It’s an especially difficult time for Gen Z, who are reporting poorer mental health compared with older generations, write Erica Hutchins Coe, Martin Dewhurst, and coauthors in a recent McKinsey Health Institute survey. On #WorldMentalHealthDay, dive deeper with these insights about the state of mental health around the world and what organizations can do to address pressing issues related to mental health.

Leading with compassion: Prioritizing workplace mental health

Toxic workplace behavior and employee burnout: Fix one, fix both

Heat waves, the war in Ukraine, and stigma: Gen Z’s perspectives on mental health

Beyond burnout: What helps—and what doesn’t

In sickness and in health: How health is perceived around the world

Addressing employee burnout: Are you solving the right problem?

‘Be brave, not perfect,’ says mental health advocate Poppy Jaman

‘When it comes to mental health, all countries are developing countries’

Employee mental health and burnout in Asia: A time to act

Author Talks: We need to talk about Asian American mental health

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