Prioritizing mental health

Mental health is front and center at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles—who many consider the greatest gymnast of all time—withdrew from competition, citing the need to focus on her personal well-being. Biles’ decision points to the importance of prioritizing mental health and thwarting the stigma around it, whether on a stage as big as the Olympics, or one as seemingly small as the workplace. Revisit these insights to dive deeper on mental health in the workplace, with topics including:

  • Overcoming mental health stigma
  • Coping with everyday stress
  • Expanding access to mental health resources
  • Addressing mental health issues exacerbated by the pandemic

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

Mental health in the workplace: The coming revolution

Returning to resilience: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health and substance use

National surveys reveal disconnect between employees and employers around mental health need

Unlocking whole person care through behavioral health

Five ways to design a better mental-health future for a stressed-out workforce

COVID-19 and behavioral health: Consequences for companies and employees

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

Sleep on it: Addressing the sleep-loss epidemic through technology