Mental health advocates publish book on post-pandemic wellness
In the United States, 64.6 million people live with a mental health disorder. In an effort to create a post-pandemic environment where everyone can do the job they were hired to do, including employees with mental illness or psychiatric disabilities, Ashley Sides Johnson and Andrea Sides Herron released There’s an Elephant in Your Office: Practical Tips for Successfully Identifying and Supporting Mental and Emotional Health in the Workplace, Second Edition.
HENDERSON, Kentucky – February 8, 2022 – In There’s an elephant in your officemental health advocates Ashley Sides Johnson and Andrea Sides Herron are back to equip employers, managers and supervisors with the tools and information they need to help people at every rung of the mental health ladder company to notice, identify and properly interact with elephants in their office.
“Your employees have experienced a public health crisis that has upended any sense of normalcy and triggered a host of complex issues. Are you beginning to understand why the business world should care about emotional well-being?” say Johnson and Herron.
The topics covered in There’s an elephant in your officegives employers and colleagues the tools and information to successfully meet people where they are, empathize, and find new ways to get things done without jeopardizing the business. Using a herd of elephants as a metaphor for employees suffering from mental illness or an episode of poor mental health, Johnson and Herron share their collective knowledge and experiences to provide a simple, accurate and effective book for understanding the implications of mental illness in the workplace.
There’s an elephant in your office tackles a post-pandemic environment and creates a place where putting your all into work isn’t just okay, it’s the new normal. “To all the office elephants, we see you. We want you to succeed. We work very hard to teach owners, operators and CEOs the value of reasonable accommodation and the cost of stigma. »
Andrea Sides Herron, MA, PHR, SHRM-CP, is an award-winning human resources executive, coach and podcast host. Through presentations at conferences at SHRM 2021, DisruptHR, PHRMA and others, she highlights the value of improving mental health in the workplace.
Ashley Sides Johnson, MA, best-selling author, adjunct professor, and TEDx speaker, is a marketing and public relations expert with 15 years dedicated to healthcare. She is a contributing writer for scary mom, The powerfulland Parent team TODAY.
Edited by Publish Your Gift®, There’s an Elephant in Your Office: Practical Tips for Successfully Identifying and Supporting Mental and Emotional Health in the Workplace The second edition is now available for purchase at www.elephantinyouroffice.com.