This month we recognize National Latinx Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) and Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness, and share valuable resources on return-to-work, wellness and mental health.
30+ Ways Companies Are Celebrating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month 2021

Founded in 1989, Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 and ends October 15. The four-week span over two calendar months may seem a bit odd, but it comes with good reason, as it covers independence anniversaries of several Latin American countries, and key celebrations in Hispanic and Latin communities. See how various employers honor the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans.
Spread the Word! Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

Each September, join with those who have been impacted by pulmonary fibrosis worldwide to unite for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (PFAM)!

This initiative relies heavily on social media participation to spread the word about pulmonary fibrosis all over the world.
Return To Work Anxiety: Seven Ways Businesses Can Spot Signs And Support Employees

A recent study from the Limeade Institute revealed that 100% of employees surveyed had some anxiety about returning to work. Dealing with life since March 2020 has placed a heavy toll on employees’ wellbeing. 
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COVID-19 Safety Tips for Students

The more contagious Delta variant is fueling a nationwide Covid-19 surge that's sending hundreds of children to hospitals every day. The best weapon for students ages 12 and up is vaccination, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. But kids too young to get vaccinated also have ways to help dodge Delta. Learn how students can help stay healthy before, during and after school.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Playbook

Modern Health's new belonging playbook is a guide to implementing integrative, evidence-based strategies that promote employee belonging within an organization.
Are You Ready to Return to In-Office Work?

As the country reopens, many workplaces have reopened as well, prompting employers to call staff back to the office. Some have been anxiously waiting for the opportunity, but for others, returning to the office is complicated and in fact very challenging.
Here are tips to support working adults as they transition back to in-office work.
Talk Saves Lives: Suicide Prevention Education for Workplace Settings 

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, NYC Chapter (AFSPNYC) will introduce the scope of the problem of suicide, key research findings, including risk factors and warning signs for suicide, and recommendations for the role we can play to prevent suicide in the workplace.
Finding The Right Mix of Mental Health Training For Your People

This article outlines recommended factors that every employer needs to take into consideration when they are deciding how to approach culture change and the provision of mental health training.
Epstein Becker Green: Coronavirus Resource Center

Employers throughout all industries, and particularly those within health care, are grappling with how to deal with the various implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on their businesses and workforce.
Out of the Shadows: Bringing Inclusion to the World of Mental Health

There has been a massive transformation in how the country has perceived and treated mental illness over the past 50 years, moving toward inclusion, empathy, and integration and away from stigma, shame, and isolation. The New York Community Trust has been pivotal in this movement by making grants to nonprofits to help advocates and health professionals bring unprecedented support and hope.