Episode 230: Achieving Excellence Series: Mental Health in the Workplace with Dr Leigh Richardson

Dr. Leigh RichardsonIn today's episode of "In Your Head," host Sandra Beck interviews Dr. Leigh Richardson and delves into the profound psychological impact of collective trauma in the workplace. As we navigate the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the challenges of inflation and international conflicts, we must not underestimate the toll these events have taken on our mental well-being.

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Dr. Leigh highlights a staggering statistic: 65% of U.S. workers report that their mental health challenges have interfered with their ability to work effectively. This alarming figure underscores the urgent need for organizations to prioritize mental health within their strategies.

Join Dr. Leigh as she emphasizes the importance of understanding the full spectrum of mental and brain health needs in the workplace. By fostering a workplace culture that prioritizes mental health, employers can ensure that their employees remain engaged and productive.

Dr. Leigh stresses the significance of upper management's acknowledgment and support in creating psychological safety. Building an environment where employees feel supported and valued is essential for retention and fostering innovation.

The episode concludes with Dr. Leigh discussing simple yet effective strategies organizations can implement to enhance employee well-being. These strategies could revolutionize the workplace dynamic, benefitting not only employees but also customers and stakeholders alike.

To learn more about Dr. Leigh Richardson, visit www.DrLeighRichardson.com. For individual mental health support, check out www.thebrainperformancecenter.com, and for team and organizational assistance, visit www.thebrainperformancecenter.co or call 214-329-9017.

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