How to Discuss Mental Health Concerns With Your Boss

Companies’ responses to employee mental health needs are highly varied, but overall, thanks in part to the pandemic, organizations are realizing the importance of good mental health for all employees.

At LocumBase we aim to empower you with the right tools and knowledge so you can live your best life.

There are a few ways you can plan for a conversation with your Team Lead about your mental health needs.

✅Understand your rights.
✅Plan the conversation with your Team Lead and write down what your ideal outcome would be.
✅Rehearse and refine your conversation.
✅Only share what you are comfortable with disclosing.
✅Remind your Team Lead (and yourself) of what you do well at work and would enjoy doing more of.
✅Have the conversation face-to-face, even if it is a virtual call.
✅Offer and ask for solutions.
✅Ask for follow-up action or follow up meeting.

Everyone’s mental health, regardless of whether they have a diagnosed condition or not, is important.
A healthy mind will result in a healthy work environment and means that you are more productive.