HOW TO…promote good mental health

Seidl, Wolfgang
November 2009
People Management;11/5/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 23, p63
The article provides suggestions on preserving the mental health of workers and reducing stress, noting that the incidence of sickness absences due to stress is increasing. Advice given includes empowerment, health programs and educating managers on recognizing signs of stress. The author also recommends setting up a 24-hour help line so there will be less need for employees dealing with stressful situations to unburden themselves on managers.


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