Published: Feb 07, 2011
All throughout the month of May we’ve been covering a variety of topics relating to mental well-being, from the telltale signs of burnout at work, to the different types of mental health leave available to you. Today we’re going to flip the script and talk about what you can do to help those around you, as well as some tips on how you can help your employer become better equipped to deal with issues of mental health in the workplace.
Working hard can sometimes lead to stress and burnout. Recently, we’ve been talking a bit about the signs of burnout, the different types of solutions that are available to you, and how to approach your employer about taking some time off in order to take care of your mental well-being, but what are the benefits of mental health leave? And what should you do in the event your request for leave is approved? Today we will be talking about the advantages of mental health leave, and how to maximize the potential of your time off from work.
Lesley Pickens is a business service officer in Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management Field Service team. This team partners with Morgan Stanley’s financial advisors to carry out a consistent client experience and help clients achieve their goals.
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