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Exploring Mental Health and Ways to Address and Support Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

  • 31 May 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


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Join us for our May 31st Lunch & Learn Series

Exploring Mental Health and Ways to Address and Support Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace


As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, it feels like the appropriate time to gather to learn and share with each other what different organizations are experiencing among their employees with regard to challenges with mental health, and what your company is doing, if anything.

With employee retention becoming ever more challenging for most businesses, it’s critical to focus on our employees, and that includes their mental health.

According to The Hartford’s 2021 Future of Benefits report, employers and employees perspectives around access to mental health resources vary significantly: 82% of employers suggest their employees have more access to mental health resources than previously; only 50% of workers agree. That same report suggests that 79% of employers revealed improvement in their employees’ mental health due to resources the company provides while only 35% of workers agree. Separately, a 2021 McKinsey study found that 30% of employees mentioned their return to the workplace added to depression and feelings of anxiousness. The list goes on and on.

The reality is, mental health is an issue, and one that companies, HR Professionals, and managers need to learn to support and invest in.  And, many managers and HR professionals are experiencing their own mental health challenges.


Together, we will discuss:

What mental health is,

  • Why it’s an important focus for organizations, and
  • Explore ways companies can help to make a difference
  • Come ready to engage, learn and share.
Submitted for HRCI and SHRM CE credits



Meet Heidi Werther:

A proven leader, starting with her first leadership role at a Fortune 500 Company at the age of 23, Heidi Werther, executive coach & consultant, leverages her passion, success, and focus on communication, to support and empower leaders, teams, and organizations to increase their effectiveness and drive optimal business results.

With roles at both for profit and non-profit organizations, including Vice President Human Resources, Sales Vice President, and Marketing Manager, as well as working with boards including as board chair, Heidi understands the importance of investing in leaders at all levels to ensure they are equipped to lead with curiosity, empathy, and the belief in their people's ability to contribute in a meaningful way and succeed.

Heidi has a passion for self-care and wellness. As Sales Vice President for ShapeUp – now part of Virgin Health, she sold an employee wellness solution to large organizations helping to make an impact on the health and well-being of numerous employees. Since that time, she designed and implemented an internal employee wellness program when she was consulting for a large non-profit in Boston where she then worked as the head of HR and maintained and evolved that wellness program. More recently, she has worked with many organizations, specifically since the start of the pandemic, coaching around the importance of self-care. And, through her work with her coaching clients, many learn to set boundaries, as an essential element of self-care and staying physically and mentally fit!


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