Mental Health in the Workplace: A Call to Action Proceedings from the Mental Health in the Workplace-Public Health Summit

Ron Z. Goetzel, Enid Chung Roemer, Calliope Holingue, M. Daniele Fallin, Katherine McCleary, William Eaton, Jacqueline Agnew, Francisca Azocar, David Ballard, John Bartlett, Michael Braga, Heidi Conway, K. Andrew Crighton, Richard Frank, Kim Jinnett, Debra Keller-Greene, Sara Martin Rauch, Richard Safeer, Dick Saporito, Anita SchillDavid Shern, Victor Strecher, Peter Wald, Philip Wang, C. Richard Mattingly

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Abstract

Objective: The aim of the study was to declare a call to action to improve mental health in the workplace. Methods: We convened a public health summit and assembled an Advisory Council consisting of experts in the field of occupational health and safety, workplace wellness, and public policy to offer recommendations for action steps to improve health and well-being of workers. Results: The Advisory Council narrowed the list of ideas to four priority projects. Conclusions: The recommendations for action include developing a mental health in the workplace (1) "how to" guide, (2) scorecard, (3) recognition program, and (4) executive training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)322-330
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of occupational and environmental medicine
Volume60
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2018

Keywords

  • culture of health
  • mental health
  • well-being
  • workplace health promotion
  • workplace mental health
  • workplace wellness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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    Goetzel, R. Z., Roemer, E. C., Holingue, C., Daniele Fallin, M., McCleary, K., Eaton, W., Agnew, J., Azocar, F., Ballard, D., Bartlett, J., Braga, M., Conway, H., Andrew Crighton, K., Frank, R., Jinnett, K., Keller-Greene, D., Rauch, S. M., Safeer, R., Saporito, D., ... Richard Mattingly, C. (2018). Mental Health in the Workplace: A Call to Action Proceedings from the Mental Health in the Workplace-Public Health Summit. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 60(4), 322-330. https://doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000001271