World Mental Health Day


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Today, October 10, is World Mental Health Day. Mental health is so important and yet we often treat it as a minor aspect of our lives. While there are numerous mental health conditions, I’m focusing on depression today, as it’s extremely common. There’s a good chance that someone in your office is struggling right now.

I’m sharing three articles about depression to help you, whether you’re the person suffering or the manager of someone who is suffering.

What to Say (and Not Say) When an Employee Is Depressed

Depression isn’t limited to a few. Over 300 million people, globally, suffer from it. This means it’s quite likely that you know someone who is currently in its grasp, and it isn’t pleasant. Left untreated, depression can literally be deadly. You don’t want to let anyone suffer without help.

But, what can you do in an office setting? What should you do?  I spoke with psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist, Lori Whatley,  about the best things to do. Whatley shared some insights that you will find valuable.

How You Should Manage Depression in the Workplace

While holiday cheer is a great thing for many of us, some of us suffer from depression, and the holidays can be an additional stressor. “High expectations, money

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