Creating supportive workplaces: your job and your mental health are connected
There has been a lot of work in recent years to get people talking about mental illness. That’s a good thing.
But the linkages between mental health and the workplace haven’t been a big part of those conversations.
In order to create psychologically healthy workplaces, it’s essential that all of us – including union members and employers – understand the ways in which our mental health impacts our job and our job impacts our mental health.