|Written by Liz McDermott
If you're looking to make a long-lasting cultural change at your business, how you implement your mental health training is a great place to start.
That's why we thought we'd share with you this fantastic article, '3 Ways to Ensure Your Mental Health Training Drives Cultural Change,' by Dr. Heather Bolton. Dr. Bolton is a clinical psychologist and BABCP-accredited cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) therapist. She is also Head of Psychology at trusted workplace mental health platform - Unmind.
Her informative piece takes an interesting look at three ways to nurture your company’s culture around mental health training and wellness, with deep dives into:
- Eliminate the stigma
- Make it easy for employees to use training tools
- Influence healthier habits for the long term
Nurture Employee Wellness with Training
Dr. Bolton's main takeaway:
“Employees suffering with their mental health and well-being continue to need support, and long-term success requires continuous effort. As a result, companies should supplement new tools and technology with a focus on driving organizational growth and promoting training. This can encourage a workplace environment that reduces the stigma still associated with mental illness and encourages the adoption of appropriate interventions that influence healthier habits. With a well-designed training program, employers can create an organizational culture that prioritizes mental health and wellbeing over the long term.”
Read the full article to discover some great mental health training tips to help make a cultural change at your business today.