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Mental health

The Hartford and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) researched the barriers Black U.S. employees face regarding mental health support in the workplace. A survey of 1,456 employed adults was conducted from April 13 – 17, 2023, and April 28 – May 1, 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 41% of Black employees said their company had an … Continue reading Are Black Employees Lacking Mental Health Support?

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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Mental Health America studied the state of employees’ mental health and well-being in the U.S. and analyzed best practices for mentally healthy work environments. A survey of 25,948 workers across 17 U.S. industries was conducted in 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 76% of respondents said … Continue reading Majority of U.S. Workers Feel Emotionally and Mentally Safe at Work

The American Psychological Association examined the extent to which employees valued well-being and mental health in their jobs. An online survey of 2,515 participants was conducted in the U.S. from April 17-27, 2023. Key findings include:1.) 92% of workers said it is very (57%) or somewhat (35%) important to them to work for an organization … Continue reading Promoting Mental Well-being in the Workplace

This roundtable discussion is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Members of the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CDEI) gathered virtually to discuss the connection between diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) and mental health. IPR CDEI member Dr. Jen Vardeman, Associate Professor at the University of Houston, moderated the … Continue reading CDEI Roundtable: Exploring Mental Health

A research analysis of how employees and companies are discussing mental health on Twitter and recommendations for how organizations can address it Download Full Report (PDF): The Business Case for Focusing on Employee Mental Health Cision and the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) explored the conversation surrounding employee mental health including topics such as burnout, … Continue reading The Business Case for Focusing on Employee Mental Health

This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. After reviewing the pieces I have previously written over the years for the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center, mindfulness seems to be a constant theme. I mentioned it when discussing burnout in the workplace. I also introduced the practice as a tool to enhance … Continue reading How to Use Mindfulness to Become a Better Manager and Colleague

This blog is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. The pandemic our world has endured over the past year and a half has dramatically transformed our lives. Not surprisingly, people are experiencing emotions such as outrage, anger, sadness, depression, emptiness, frustration, helplessness, and fear. The emotional stress caused by this reality has, without … Continue reading Prioritizing Mental Health and Psychological Well-Being: An Inevitable Priority for Organizations

This abstract is summarized by IPR based on the original journal article in Gender & Society Robyn Lewis Brown, Ph.D., and Mairead Eastin Moloney, Ph.D., explored ways in which status-based and structural aspects of work undermine women and people with physical disabilities. Two waves of panel interviews were conducted with residents of Miami Dade County, … Continue reading Intersectionality, Work, and Well-Being: The effects of gender and disability