How to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace

For a lot of small business owners, fostering an open dialogue about mental health in the workplace can pose a real challenge. On the one hand you don’t want to ignore such an important issue, but at the same time, you don’t want to cross any personal boundaries. So, how do you broach such a sensitive subject with your employees? You start by removing all the stigma attached to it. In this episode, Jon Aidukonis, Gene Marks and Mental Health America CEO, Paul Gionfriddo, discuss how small business owners can create a nonjudgmental environment that supports the mental well-being of their workforce.

Listen to the episode here.



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Gene Marks

Columnist on smallbiz, economy, public policy, tech for The Guardian, The Hill, Philly Inquirer, Wash Times, Forbes, Entrepreneur. Small Business owner and CPA