Tag: mental health
Your resources are only as good as they are accessible. I encourage everyone to add a contact or file on their cell phones to keep additional resources. We might not always have a brochure or flyer handy, but we almost always have our phones available. Here are some great mental health resources to encourage a safe space to talk about mental health challenges.
20 Million Kids & Adolescents are labeled with “mental disorders” that are based solely on a checklist of behaviors. There are no brain scans, x-rays, genetic or blood tests that can prove they are “mentally ill”, yet these children are stigmatized for life with psychiatric disorders, and prescribed dangerous life-threatening psychiatric drugs. The statistics on children being drugged in the United States, by IMS health are 8.4 million including 1 million children between the ages of 0-5.
While many HR professionals are currently in the chaos of understanding leave, unemployment, explaining benefits and assisting with the never ending changes surrounding COVID-19, many are missing the opportunity to be trained in Mental Health First Aid.