Set your priorities and objectives around the opportunities you identified from your baseline data:
Your priorities and objectives will guide your actions moving forward.
It’s important to recognize mental and physical health are intertwined. Investing in physical health can be an effective aspect of a workplace mental health strategy. It may also be an easier place to start if mental health is a new topic for your workplace. Investing in lifestyle change programs and incentives can be an effective strategy for improving total well-being in the workplace.
Financial health is also an area of concern. Research shows that 29% of Canadian employees report being distracted at work by financial issues. And more than one in 10 said that financial issues had caused them to miss at least one day of work in the last year.1
At Sun Life, we focus on three pillars of total well-being:
1Sun Life (2019). Sun Life sustainability report