Mental health has become a big talking point in journalism. We have all felt the burden of a two-year relentless and negative news cycle, coupled with the health concerns and isolation that come with a pandemic.
Unfortunately here is also a long history of toxic workplace behaviour in the media, with mental health being treated as a taboo subject. Initiating change is hard, as staff may find it hard to open up or buy into the concept.
Adam Morris is a cognitive behavioural therapist. On his LinkedIn, he shares some inforgraphics on how managers can start to have these important conversations with their team members.
He provides some step-by-step guides on starting the conversation, getting feedback, developing an action plan and checking in with staff.