Your colleague hasn’t been themselves lately. They seem short tempered, erratic and withdrawn but you are not sure how to approach them about your concerns. If this is a situation you have experienced, check out this article by Camille Howatt and Camille Quenneville on how to start a mental health conversation with a colleague.
As a caring friend and co-worker, it’s ok to wonder how you can help. Creating awareness about mental wellness in the workplace is an important step in reducing stigma. And starting the conversation may just provide an opportunity for your colleague to get the support they need. To access this article, click here: The Globe and Mail