In today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment, creating a healthy and productive workforce has become a top priority for organizations worldwide. However, it is essential to understand that employee well-being is not just limited to physical health. Mental health is a vital component of overall well-being, and addressing it in the workplace is necessary. A healthy work environment considers the mental and emotional needs of its employees. It gives them the essential resources and support to manage stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Throughout this leading with purpose segment, Abby Grasso, Executive Director at NAMI, and Kelsey Haas, YESability Chair, will explore some strategies that organizations and individuals can adopt to create a healthy and productive workforce while emphasizing the importance of mental health in the workplace.
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Abby has 25 years of clinical service experience. She has worked inpatient and has supported people struggling with suicidal and homicidal thoughts. Early in her career, Abby ran a shelter for adolescent runaways. She also supported people in outpatient roles within their homes. In her current position, NAMI allows her to help people in a more supportive way. She can support, educate, and advocate for anyone impacted by mental health.
Kelsey is currently a Sales Consultant with Swoon Consulting. In addition, she is also the chair of Swoon’s DE&I committee, YESability. YESability aims to educate on how to best support individuals with various disabilities in the workplace. They want to eliminate the stigma surrounding disabilities of all types by providing ongoing education to ensure the Swoon and Swoon Consulting teams know what resources are available to them internally and externally for contractors, consultants, and clients.