5 Takeaways From WCWI’s Expert Contributor on Mental Health
Mettie’s work is focused on protecting minds in panicked times. Blending her personal experience as a suicide loss survivor and her professional expertise, Mettie founded A World Without Suicide (AWWS) to help employers protect the mental wellbeing of their valued employees.
As WCWI’s first Expert Contributor starting in 2020, the WCWI Community was fortunate to learn from Mettie during WCWI’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing in Your Workplace webinar facilitated in May 2020. We’re look forward to partnering with Mettie as a subject matter expert to provide our statewide member community with masterful strategic practices and inclusive industry insight. Learn more about Mettie’s expertise and resources on mental health.
METTIE’S 5 TAKEAWAYS FROM 2020:
1) Lesson 1: Make the uncomfortable, comfortable in a way that’s free of stigma.
2) Lesson 2: Pair psychological safety with physical safety efforts in the workplace.
3) Lesson 3: There's a critical need to equip managers with skills to support employee mental wellbeing and safely respond in crisis.
RESOURCES ON MENTAL HEALTH:
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The Significance of Employee Wellbeing with WCWI's Expert Contributors
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Lisa Grenfell, WELCOA Faculty
Assistant Director, Marketing & Membership
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