2021 Predictions on Mental Health As We Continue to Work Remotely

2021 Predictions on Mental Health As We Continue to Work Remotely

Dr. Anton C. Bizzell addresses in a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) blog post how mental health is being affected as we continue to work remotely well into 2021 and beyond. Working remotely can lead to feelings of loneliness, increased stress, and difficulty concentrating and adjusting to the new work style. Still, we must recognize that remote work is part of the “new normal” and is here to stay as we continue to social distance and control the spread of COVID-19 into 2021, Dr. Bizzell believes. Remote work will very likely remain in some form beyond the pandemic, he writes.

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Dr. Bizzell Discusses Addictions on Landmark Recovery Radio

Dr. Bizzell Discusses Addictions on Landmark Recovery Radio

On a recent episode of Recovery Radio, Dr. Bizzell discusses his experiences working with state and local chambers of commerce and individual businesses on the opioid epidemic and offers his advice for those struggling with drugs and alcohol. He notes that prevention works, treatment is effective, and recovery is possible. Substance addiction is a community problem, and all key stakeholders must be at the table, including employers, teachers, healthcare workers, first responders, and clergy, among others, Dr. Bizzell says. Innovative solutions begin at the top.

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Addressing the Signs of Mental Health Decline in the Workplace

Addressing the Signs of Mental Health Decline in the Workplace

In a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) blog post, “How Forward-Looking Companies Can Address the Signs of Mental Health Decline in the Workplace,” Dr. Anton C. Bizzell discusses how business leaders can learn the signs of mental health disorders in the workplace and shares strategies employers can implement to boost company morale. As a small business owner and advisory board member for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Dr. Bizzell has witnessed first-hand how negative repercussions due to an unfavorable environment could impact employees’ mental health.
The initial step for any business owner looking to address mental health in their workplace is to learn the signs of decline in mental health before it has a much larger domino effect. If an employee’s mental health is altered due to discouragement at work, there are strategies employers can implement to help manage mental health decline and boost company morale, Dr. Bizzell writes.

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