Studies show that people are happier, healthier, more engaged, more committed, and better-performing when their work is meaningful to them. These results seem to hold true whether you are working as a nurse or a custodian, whether you lead an international charity or Fortune 500 company, or whether you work in a warehouse fulfillment center or a school. If that work is your meaningful work, you tend to benefit from it.
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New Early-Childhood Mental Health Learning Simulation Gives Preschool Teachers Skills to Support Children in Distress
The online role-play simulation, At-Risk for Early-Childhood Educators, is designed to prepare adults to identify when a young student in their class needs more support. The immersive learning experience, in which teachers practice talking with virtual students and caregivers, builds knowledge and skills in child mental health and behavior management. The end goal is to lead real-life conversations on challenging behavior with young students and to collaborate with their caregivers on Read More
New York City’s police commissioner James O’Neill declared a mental health emergency following NYPD officer suicides Tuesday and Wednesday.
Prior to this week, there have been at least 122 law enforcement suicides in the United States this year, according to Blue H.E.L.P., a Massachusetts nonprofit dedicated to helping officers with PTSD, depression and other mental health struggles. That figure, which includes retired officers, puts the country on pace for the highest toll in at least the past four years.
President Donald Read More