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Mental Health Series: The Importance of Mental Health for You, Your Employees, and the Culture of Your Company

May 25, 2021

Mental health has increasingly become a hot topic, especially as it relates to work and the workplace. According to Dr. Krystal Lewis, a Clinical Psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), happier employees leads to more productivity and a happier workspace. But it doesn’t stop there. Just as important is the mental health of you, the business owner. Listen in as she talks to Gene Marks about the importance of making positive mental health a priority. Hear as they talk about everything from transitioning back to the workplace and dealing with work frustrations, to exercise, napping, and getting outside. 


For more information about mental health in the workplace, download our free guide How Are Your Employees Feeling? A guide to Workplace Mental Health at

And for more great mental health resources, visit our Improving Employee Mental Health and Wellness page at

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