Sejal Thakkar, along with several other subject matter experts, contributed to a collaborative white paper that acknowledges the challenges employers face with regard to mental health and suicide prevention and provides actionable recommendations for HR professionals and employment lawyers.
The goal of the report is to help employers recognize and navigate the complex issues of how best to support employees living with mental health conditions and suicidal intensity and to understand the policy and legal precedent surrounding best practices for prevention, intervention, crisis response, and postvention. It’s vital that you are aware of what kind of support your people need. The right Workplace Chaplains in place, counselors on-site, and understanding what they need most. If you can read your workers well, you will be able to offer them the support they need when they need it.
Sample procedure tips, case studies, and manager approaches are offered throughout the report to help employers make the best decisions to support employees experiencing mental health emergencies.
Visit Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention in the Workplace to read the full white paper.