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Check-In, Don't Just Check On: Supporting Employee Mental Health at Work

With your employees, Check in before checking on.

➤ 78% of employees say that workplace stress is affecting their mental health.

➤ 71% found it difficult to concentrate at work (compared to 65% in 2020 and 46% in 2018).

The twists and turns of the high-stakes roller coaster ride we’ve been on these past two years have taken their toll.

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗼𝗳 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗼𝘆𝗲𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝘀 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝘀𝘀𝘂𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆.

What can you do as a leader?

𝑪𝒉𝒆𝒄𝒌 𝒊𝒏 𝒃𝒆𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒆 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒄𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒐𝒏.

𝑪𝒉𝒆𝒄𝒌 𝒊𝒏 with your team members as people before you 𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒄𝒌 𝒐𝒏 their work.

Lean into empathetic and humanistic leadership. Talk with your team members about how they’re doing and what you can do to help. Here are 5 questions to help:

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, though think about this as an ongoing need; an everyday opportunity to focus on ways you can support the mental heath of your team.


These statistics are from the Mental Health America 2022 Mind the Workplace report.

photo credit: Niklas Hamann-unsplash


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