COVID-19 is associated with a range of concerns, such as fear of falling ill and dying, of being socially excluded, placed in quarantine, or losing a livelihood. Symptoms of anxiety and depression are common reactions for people in the context of COVID-19. Mental health and psychosocial support should be made available to all workers. Comprehensive risk assessments can help identify and mitigate related occupational hazards for mental health.

  • Look at the Issue - The first step to promoting better mental health in the workplace is looking at the issues and addressing them in a humane manner that will encourage full disclosure from your workforce
  • Examine Your Culture - Its imperative to do a review of your workplace culture, is it mental health friendly? Does it encourage sufferers of mental health and do you have provision for adequate mental health care? Providing positive answers to the aforementioned questions would go a long way in helping your workforce.
  • Educate Employees - Organizing Seminars and inviting mental health experts to come address your staff will go a long way in dealing with the problem.
  • Encourage Treatment - Always create a safe place for workers to be able to come out in seeking for help.
  • Keep Track - Always keep track of your staff mental health records and help them to seek for information necessary in dealing with the condition.