Mental Health and Wellbeing - National Safety Council

Promote Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing

The COVID-19 pandemic will affect the mental health and wellbeing of employees well beyond the immediacy of the initial crisis. This space is dedicated to addressing topics like mental health, stress reduction, substance misuse and more. Check back often as this page will be updated with NSC and partner materials as they become available.

Top Mental Health Resources

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Opioids and COVID-19

As of June 2020, at least 30 states have reported that opioid overdose fatalities are on the rise in correlation with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following documents are meant to help you address this growing concern and provide workers with the assistance they need.

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Learn more here: The Opioid Epidemic During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Additional Support

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We know employee mental health has safety implications, and addressing mental health is a critical pillar of our SAFER effort. Lorraine Martin, NSC president and CEO, shares a message in honor of World Mental Health Day.