Tag: Mental Health

Essential Tips for Businesses Looking to Combat Mental Health Issues

Essential Tips for Businesses Looking to Combat Mental Health Issues

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In these difficult times, it is vital that businesses address the issue of mental health head on, developing a sophisticated mental wellness strategy to fulfil duty of care responsibilities and help employees with their mental health resilience. Beyond the obvious positives implementing these strategies would have for employees, businesses have a direct interest in investing in creating a mental wellness program; according to data from International SOS’ recent Risk Outlook 2021, 1 in 3 risk professionals believe that mental health issues will contribute significantly to declining productivity levels this year. A business that supports employees appropriately will therefore likely be in a better, more productive place than one that does not. Below are some key strategies businesses...
Fostering Your Child’s Mental Health During The Pandemic

Fostering Your Child’s Mental Health During The Pandemic

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The Coronavirus pandemic has an everlasting impact on global health and economies. The societies across every nation are experiencing an impact on psychosocial well-being. The impacts of the crisis will be felt diversely among different age groups and amongst these, children will face added challenges to comprehend, absorb, and deal with the sudden fluctuations that the pandemic has brought to our world. In the present context of lockdown, being cocooned within the confines of home and restriction of movements, kids have inhibited access to socialization, absence of playtime, isolation, and lack of physical contact with peers. These aspects are vital for their psychosocial wellbeing and growth. School closures have further curbed children from access to face-to-face learning and have limi...
Accepting Emotions is the Secret to Keep Mental Issues at Bay: Dr. Gautam Sen

Accepting Emotions is the Secret to Keep Mental Issues at Bay: Dr. Gautam Sen

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The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted human life in every possible manner. It has forced the human civilization to take a back foot, live a life while practicing social distancing, quarantine and self isolation. This has caused emotional and mental health issues amongst . Dr. (Prof.) Gautam Sen, Chairman and Founder – Healthspring Dr. (Prof.) Gautam Sen, Chairman and Founder – Healthspring talks to MediaCatalyst on how the pandemic has added to the mental woes. Professor Gautam Sen, a Senior Consultant in Surgery has been practicing General Surgery and Surgical Oncology for the past 40 years. He believes that the  most important thing that one can do for his/her wellbeing during lockdown is to have a routine as having a structure to your day helps our mental state. Ex...