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Why Mental Health Days Matter

How to implement them the right way

With the stress of the pandemic extending for months on end, mental health days have come to the fore as an option for supporting well-being, in the workplace and even in the classroom.

And World Mental Health Day (which takes place on Sunday, Oct. 10, this year) gives you the perfect excuse to bring up the topic within your association.

But while mental health days can prove an important part of a toolkit, if they’re not a part of a cultural shift that supports mental health, your organization and its employees may not get the full benefit of days off, says Bhavik Shah, principal of the mental health nonprofit Mind Share Partners.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Associations Now.

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