What employees need to know is that getting stressed out at work happens to everyone, and it’s perfectly normal. But they also need to be aware that if the stress is persistent, overwhelming, or unbearable, it could be something more series, such as anxiety. By investing in mental health awareness and addressing issues in the workplace, employers can increase productivity and employee retention.

This can be a large undertaking, so we’ve collected a few of our videos on mental health in the workplace to help get you and your employees on the right foot. In this playlist, we share helpful tips for managing anxiety at work, how to support a coworker in crisis, warning signs of mental illness, and more!
Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19
The situation around COVID-19 changes rapidly, and it's tempting to want to follow every update to stay as informed as possible. But constant updates can increase existing stress and anxiety, so it's important to remember to set healthy boundaries and still make time for activities you love. In this video, you'll learn how to manage the constant flow of information, stay connected to your loved ones, and care for your mind and body.
Workplace Mental Health Course
Discussing mental health with your employees or coworkers can be difficult. In this video course, comprised of 6 individual lessons, you'll get tips you can use now and later for caring for your own mental health and the mental health of your employees. You'll learn how to talk about mental health, how to intervene in a crisis, as well as the difference between positive and negative coping strategies.
Managing Feelings of Anxiety at Work
Anxiety is always going to be present, though sometimes it will be more prevalent or less prevalent, but it doesn’t have to prevent you from doing well at and enjoying your job. In this video, you’ll learn signs that anxiety is occurring, its causes and effects, and best practices for managing it at work.
Workplace Mental Health: Coping Strategies
Many people live with a mental illness and likely have coping strategies that work for them if it presents itself. In this video, you’ll learn what coping skills are, how their can be healthy or unhealthy, and how to incorporate them into your routines, should you need them.
Workplace Mental Health: Supporting a Coworker in Crisis
Sometimes it won’t be yourself that’s feeling stressed or overwhelmed, but someone your work closely with every day. In this video, founder of Birdies for Bipolar Michael Wellington highlights the importance of noting odd or different behavior in coworkers as that can be a red flag indicating they’re struggling with their mental health. Viewers will also learn specific tips for supporting a coworker who is having a mental health crisis such as simply being their friend and listening, contact their support system such as their spouse, significant other, or parent, and if the situation escalates removing items that can cause harm.
Thrive While Working Remotely: Investing in Health and Wellness
Remote work is here to stay for many employers across the country, but with that can come loneliness and isolation for some workers or the feeling that you must be tied to your desk. In this video, Remote Learning Expert Mike Gutman shares ways you can increase your wellbeing, such as taking breaks, scheduling walks or workouts, and communicating your flex work preferences.
Workplace Mental Health: Warning Signs
It’s vital to know the warning signs of when someone might be dealing with mental illness. In this video, you’ll learn 10 red flags indicating a coworker is dealing with mental health challenges. These can include withdrawal from the group, severe mood swings, lethargy, self-harm, and more.
Your Guide to Guided Meditation
When the going gets tough, it can seem overwhelming, however there are small things you can do to help bring you back to center, such as guided meditation. In this video, you’ll be introduced to practicing meditation at work. A guided meditation is broken down into different techniques that you can use to get started in guiding your own meditation.