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Now is the time to invest in employee mental health

Now is the time to invest in employee mental health

In my last article, I covered how the challenge presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have ever faced and would impact our mental health. Since that publication, many experts and thought leaders in the mental health space have raised the...

The Importance of Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Importance of Mental Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

The challenge presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have ever faced. In addition to the fear of how the disease will impact our loved ones, some of whom are at greater risk of falling seriously ill, we are dealing with ever-increasing...

How stigma cost me two and a half years of my life

How stigma cost me two and a half years of my life

I was diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder in February of 2005. You might think that was a huge challenge, both personally and professionally – and you would be right. That said, the greatest (and most destructive) challenge I faced as a result of this diagnosis actually...

The Market is Ready to End the Stigma

The Market is Ready to End the Stigma

From June 23 to 26, Rylan McKinley and Jason Finucan of StigmaZero, pictured left to right, attended the SHRM 2019 annual conference and exposition in Las Vegas. We were proud to introduce StigmaZero to the US market (represented by nearly 19,000 delegates) as a...

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How Ending Stigma can Make Your EAP Stronger

How Ending Stigma can Make Your EAP Stronger

Many companies invest heavily in a high-quality Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – as they should. EAPs are extremely important in the overall support structure any employer offers their workforce. "An EAP, or employee assistance program, is a confidential, short...

What your company can do to end stigma during mental health week

What your company can do to end stigma during mental health week

Each year for the past 68 years, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has designated a week in early May to promote mental health and raise awareness about mental illness. This year, the CMHA’s Mental Health Week will take place from May 6-8, and the theme is...

Why I Hope to Put StigmaZero Out of Business

Why I Hope to Put StigmaZero Out of Business

No, that isn’t just clickbait, I promise – my goal really is to put myself out of business as soon as possible! Before I explain, let me offer a bit of context for those who don't know me... My journey to this point has been long, winding, and at times rough. It has...

5 Ways to Eliminate Stigma in Your Workplace

5 Ways to Eliminate Stigma in Your Workplace

With 1 in 4 people experiencing mental illness in their lifetimes, mental illness has an impact on the workplace. The stigma associated with mental illness leads to lost productivity due to absenteeism, presenteeism, employee turnover and more. Despite significant...

The ROI of Ending Stigma in Your Workplace

The ROI of Ending Stigma in Your Workplace

Many companies view the challenges posed by mental illness and stigma in the workplace as either optional or last resort initiatives. Despite significant gains in awareness in recent years, mental illnesses like clinical depression or anxiety disorder are still...

Through our innovative Create Your StigmaZero Workplace online training program, we provide companies of all sizes the training, tools and programs to end the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. We are striving for a world without stigma - one workplace at a time.

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Through The StigmaZero Online Training Academy, we provide companies of all sizes the training, tools and programs to end the stigma of mental illness in the workplace. We are striving for a world without stigma - one workplace at a time.

Get IN TOUCH

hello@stigmazero.com
1-800-359-1241