A business leader working with HR and D&I teams, Chris describes the scale of the global mental health challenge, shares his personal experience of mental ill-health, the work he champions and the approaches for successful mental wellbeing strategy that have transpired.
Describing a preventative approach, Chris provides a framework and set of actions that HR practitioners can take, including how to engage Board level leadership with personal and financial data, and why mental health must be one of their top priorities.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[3:17] The impact of sharing mental health struggles to reduce stigma
[7:04] The three pillars for a successful mental wellbeing strategy
[10:42] The importance of sleep
[14:52] The scale of the mental wellbeing challenge and the impact for the workplace
[18:25] Next steps: research and support that creates effective change across global cultures
[24:14] A preventative approach - getting buy in from the Board: the personal and the financial – calculating the cost of mental ill-health
[33:20] Supporting the D&I team in their leadership of health and wellbeing strategy
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