Mental Health Awareness
A “short list” of educational resources to increase mental health awareness
Increase Awareness/Reduce Stigma
ICU – short video
Just as an Intensive Care Unit, or ICU, helps those with a physical injury or illness, the three ICU program steps convey “I See You” to our peers and help those who may be in distress–or have an emotional or psychological illness or injury–get help.
· Identify the signs
· Connect with the person
· Understand the way forward together
Customizable resources to communicate the importance of addressing depression with the C-suite and managers and can educate employees on the signs and symptoms of depression, including contacting PAS for help.
Educate Employees about the EAP by regularly promoting EAP services for a variety of life events, personal needs and support services.
Offer Screening Tools that encourage employees to take a realistic look at their overall mental health
Well-Being Education = Physical + Emotional Health
Mental Wellness Education Pieces
For Managers and HR
Workplace Wellness http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/workplace-wellness
Life Preserver Wallet Card
Wallet card with instructions how to effectively intervene in-the-moment with someone who is acutely distressed.
Increase Access to Mental Well-Being Services
Train Managers How to Identify Those in Distress and Refer
Using the EAP as a Management Tool – video
PAS offers a variety of services and tools to support managers in helping employees succeed at work, to be productive and address personal concerns that impact workplace performance.
Behavioral Health Awareness Training for Managers [request training]
Guidelines for managing employees with common mental health challenges and intervening in high risk situations.