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Allyship at Work: How to Advocate for AAPI Employees

Since 2020, Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees have found themselves fearing for their lives—and need a greater level of support from colleagues, employers, family, and friends.
Ariel Landrum is sharing tangible ways you can do this, based on her experience as part of the AAPI community and a licensed provider for Spring Health.

Employees Raising Neurodivergent Children Face Unique Challenges: How You Can Help

One in six children aged 3-17 years old have a diagnosis for developmental differences. Companies that are supportive of employees raising neurodivergent children can achieve better retention and contribute to healthier workplaces.

My Battle with OCD: How to Support Your Employees

Hear how one Spring Health employee is managing OCD, and what employers can do to support people struggling with this condition.

How to Be an Ally for Women Returning From Maternity Leave

Having a baby is a big life transition. One study found that 20% of birth-giving parents experience depression or anxiety after having a baby, and 38% of birth-giving parents experience postpartum depression.
Supporting new parents benefits all parties involved. Here are a few steps every company can take.

Children’s Mental Health Crisis: How Employers Can Support Families

Over half of working parents in America reported missing work or being interrupted at work to deal with their child’s mental health issues.
There aren’t many easy-to-access therapeutic resources for parents whose children are struggling. That’s why it’s so important for employers to offer support.

Workplace Anxiety: What It Is and How to Manage It

Soaring rates of workplace anxiety have become their own form of pandemic over the past few years. Here’s what People leaders can do to help employees manage it.

The Future of Work Puts Family Wellbeing at The Forefront

We’re in the middle of a global mental health crisis that is affecting the whole family. Here’s why the future of work must prioritize family wellbeing, and the steps HR leaders can start taking today to make this a reality at your organization.

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  • Ukraine Invasion: Prioritizing Your Mental Health Amidst War

    The war in Ukraine is weighing heavily on many of us. We hosted a livestream event with clinicians and experts in the field of war-related trauma, focusing on how to better manage your mental and emotional health. Here are the key takeaways.

  • Worker’s Guide to Beating the Holiday Blues

    Feeling a little blue in the winter months is common. Between the stress of the holidays, increased demands at work, and less daylight, it’s normal for people to experience changes in mood. In fact, 60% of Americans feel stressed during the holiday season and 47% of Americans are stressed about their finances this time of […]

  • Supporting Mental Health in an Unequal World

    World Mental Health Day is on Sunday, October 10th, and this year, the focus is on Mental Health in an Unequal World. At Spring Health, we’re strongly aligned with the cause — every day, we work to make mental health universally accessible by eliminating every barrier to care.  Mental health conditions are on the rise, […]

  • Top Takeaways from Beyond the Binary – A Webinar About TGNC Inclusion

    On Tuesday, July 20, Spring Health hosted a webinar about creating more welcoming and inclusive workplaces for Trans, Non-Binary, and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) people. Inclusive workplaces lead to happier and more productive employees, more diverse job candidates, and higher employee retention. In fact, companies that are inclusive are twice as likely to meet their financial goals […]

  • Occupational Burnout: Why It Matters to Employers According to a Therapist

    Read a Spring Health provider’s take on one of today’s most talked-about mental health conditions — burnout.

  • How sleep affects mental health

    Find out how company leaders can help employees manage their sleep concerns for both personal health and the health of the business.

  • The Counseling Compact: Celebrating This Mental Health Milestone

    The Counseling Compact allows professional counselors who are licensed and residing in a compact member state to practice in other compact member states without the need for multiple licenses.   

  • Blog Writing Best Practices for Mental Health Clinicians

    Blogging is an opportunity to build your personal brand and gain credibility in your area(s) of expertise. It gives you a platform to educate, inform, and engage potential clients, and establish yourself as a leader in your field. 

  • Eliminating Barriers and Elevating Care for Children and Families

    Imagine how communities may be strengthened and families might be more resilient if we eliminated all barriers and elevated the importance of mental health care.

  • 4 Ways to Prepare for Tax Season & Beyond

    When I started my private practice in 2019, I was worried about the usual things: getting clients, choosing a note and billing system, developing the necessary forms, and most significantly, being a “good enough” therapist to actually help people.  It wasn’t until February, when the dreaded tax forms started rolling in, that I realized I […]

  • Care Navigators: Clinical Team Members for Providers

    Providing care for a client doesn’t start and end with the therapy session. You may spend additional hours encouraging a patient to continue with therapy or researching referrals that align with a patient’s budget and unique need.  We help reduce some of that burden. Unlike private practice, Spring Health providers have a clinically licensed peer […]

  • A Clinician’s Guide to the Holidays

    By Kate Murphy LCSW, Spring Health Provider Lead The holiday season is upon us. That can come with challenges for mental health professionals, including increased demands on our personal time, as well as enhanced feelings of vulnerability for many of our patients.  Balancing professional responsibilities and care for the self is a perennial challenge for […]

  • Inflation Anxiety: How Employers Can Support Teams

    Financial stress is often kept secret, so how can you help if you don’t know who’s struggling?

    During our April webinar, we talked about how to recognize the signs of inflation anxiety, provide support, and offer the right resources to improve financial wellbeing. Here are the key takeaways.

  • The Cost of Likes: How to Support Employees and Their Families Struggling with Social Media

    Social media is impacting your entire family—whether you’re using it or not. Learn about its impact on mental health and how to break the unhealthy cycle.

  • Ukraine Invasion: Prioritizing Your Mental Health Amidst War

    The war in Ukraine is weighing heavily on many of us. We hosted a livestream event with clinicians and experts in the field of war-related trauma, focusing on how to better manage your mental and emotional health. Here are the key takeaways.

  • Eating Disorders: How HR Leaders Can Support Employees and Their Families

    8-minute read Our recent webinar explored how HR professionals can spot the signs and symptoms of various clinically significant eating disorders, and ways to approach and support someone who is struggling.  This topic is personal to each of our panelists, who have all suffered from an eating disorder.  After a decade-long battle with various eating […]

  • How General Mills Is Embracing Mental Health

    Key takeaways from The Conference Board’s Annual Employee Health Care Conference featuring a conversation between Chris Brunson, VP of Total Rewards at General Mills, and April Koh, CEO and Cofounder of Spring Health. 4-minute read We’re entering into our third year of a pandemic that has brought mental health to the forefront of HR and […]

  • How Mental Health Impacts the Great Resignation

    The reasons behind the Great Resignation have been discussed at length over the past several months, as the pandemic continues to redefine how and where we work, what we need from our employers, and what we value as employees.   Stress and burnout were already extremely high before anyone had heard of COVID-19, and the pandemic […]