By Krystal Tanner and Andrew Johnson
As of 2021, 76% of U.S. workers reported at least one symptom of a mental health condition, with the World Health Organization estimating by 2030 mental health will be the “leading cause of disease burden globally.” As increasing populations look for workplaces that support mental health, employers are facing an ever-growing demand to develop tools and provide resources to serve the needs of all employees, especially those with mental health conditions.
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By Krystal Tanner
The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s mid-June webinar, “An Inclusive Workforce: What it is and Why it Matters to Kentucky,” offered panelists a platform to discuss challenges and opportunities in creating an inclusive workforce in Kentucky’s economy. The webinar was presented in partnership with federal and state organizations, including RETAIN Kentucky.
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By Jackson Beauregard
Through their work on the RETAIN Kentucky project, the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute’s (HDI) Inclusive Job Description team was recently awarded the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award. The Sarah Bennett Holmes Award recognizes a team of faculty, staff, students and/or external partners who have made efforts to promote the well-being and growth of women at the University of Kentucky and throughout the commonwealth of Kentucky.
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