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First Responders and Mental Health

Image by ciobanucatalina from Pixabay It’s no secret that first responders such as police officers, EMTs and firefighters have hazardous jobs. They understand the risks involved in the line of duty, as they are putting their lives on the line every day. But that’s not the only danger they face. There’s another one that isn’t […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Many managers incorrectly assume that an employee’s mental health is none of their business. In fact, an employee’s mental health can have an enormous impact on their performance — as well as that of their co-workers — which can have a negative impact on the company’s bottom line. One in five Americans has a diagnosable […]

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Challenges of a Multi-Generational Workforce

Human resource departments and team managers face myriad challenges when it comes to the management of multiple generations in the workplace. A typical large organization with hundreds of employees is likely to have at least five distinct generations working in various departments. Each generation has unique communication styles, expectations, preferences and perspectives which is why […]

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Suicide Prevention and Workplace Impacts

Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background and are often the result of an untreated mental health condition. These thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and are therefore considered a psychiatric emergency. Each year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide, leaving behind their friends and family to navigate the […]

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