Creating Welcoming Mental Health Work Environments: Recommendations for Fully Embracing and Supporting Clinical Staff with Mental Illnesses | 37-page PDF (492 KB)
By Laura E. Welder, MPH, DrPH(c)
Mark S. Salzer, PhD
Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities
This document focuses on strategies for creating more welcoming work environments within mental health agencies for staff members with mental health conditions. The document seeks to provide readers – those who have been diagnosed with a mental health issue as well as agency CEOs, board members, supervisors, managers, and anyone else that might derive benefit from our suggestions— with a set of ideas and strategies that can be implemented to better support agency colleagues by creating and maintaining a positive, supportive, and welcoming work environment that enhances work life for all employees.