Earlier this fall, as we passed the six-month mark of the COVID-19 crisis, a Twitter thread began making the rounds. Shared via email and reposted on Instagram, the subject clearly hit home with many: the idea of a “six-month wall,” or the point about six months into a sustained crisis where the desire for relief … Continued
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott recently made headlines when he shared his feelings of anxiety and depression amid the COVID-19 pandemic and following the death of his older brother by suicide in April. Despite Prescott’s fame and fanbase, he was still publicly criticized for giving voice to his struggle with mental health. Conversations like the … Continued
Many students had an abrupt end to classroom learning this spring, as classes largely went online in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19. Although parents remained somewhat hopeful through the summer, it gradually became clear that many schools would resume online, either entirely or in part. Kids attending school at home may experience … Continued
While the world continues to grapple with uncertainty around COVID-19, the ripple effects of the crisis go beyond physical health concerns. Both personal and professional interactions must shift and change to follow safety guidelines while attempting to mitigate negative economic impact and emotional struggle. It can be easy to forget about the impact on emotional … Continued
There are serious health consequences to waiting to seek mental health care, and yet the average person suffers for about a decade before they find the right support. Recently, our founder and CEO, Jennifer Hunter, spoke with National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ Michael Thompson about the importance of proactive outreach for emotional health. Find out how you … Continued
As part of the Emvitals Leadership Series, Emvitals’ Founder and CEO Jennifer Hunter talks with Matthew Peters, M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, about how people can manage anxiety and loneliness during COVID-19. Dr. Peters gives practical tips on maintaining emotional health while coping through the current crisis and beyond. Dr. Peters … Continued
Welcome to the Emvitals Leadership Series, where we discuss the importance of proactive emotional health and how it impacts a leader’s role and relationships. During this series, we will cover a variety of topics leaders face, including the current focus: Leading During Uncertain Times.
Leadership takes on a new level in times of crisis. As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, employees everywhere are looking to their leaders for stability, support, clear communication and a strong plan. While organizations scramble to rearrange budgets and strive for financial survival, it’s important to remember that a major element of business continuity … Continued