Managing an Employee With Depression
0 hour 30 minutes
Learn strategies you can implement to help your employees’ mental health.
As many as 1 in 5 American adults had a diagnosable mental illness such as anxiety or depression prior to 2020. COVID-19 significantly added to the stressors already being experienced by the general population. The American Psychological Association predicted, ‘We are facing a national mental health crisis that could yield serious health and social consequences for years to come.’ These facts demonstrate that employers, managers, and HR professionals must know how to manage an employee with depression.
• You will be able to explain the state of mental health in the American workplace prior to the pandemic.
• You will be able to describe the impact that COVID-19 had on the mental health of many working Americans.
• You will be able to identify strategies that employers can implement to help their employees’ mental health.
• You will be able to explain the legalities of managing an employee with depression.