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Table 4 An example of a matrix of the learned and change objectives for mental health

From: Healthy and productive workers: using intervention mapping to design a workplace health promotion and wellness program to improve presenteeism

Mental Health – Employee Individual Determinants
Performance Objectives Knowledge, capability or skill Attitudes, beliefs and values Expectations Self efficacy
Destigmatize MH
Look at MH differently
Openly communicate
Describe that it is okay to talk about depression/anxiety/mental health issues
Inform all employees about mental health issues
Explain/de-mystify the stigma around mental health Demonstrate that by talking about my MH problems, I will get empathy or understanding from my organization/peers/etc. Build confidence in the ability to discuss MH problems
Know when to seek help Describe or explain what help is available to them
Explain there are resources available that will tell them how to seek help (who, where to go)
Explain that seeking help will be confidential
Explain or describe that MH can be effectively treated
Demonstrate that people who seek help can be helped Provide resources to foster self-confidence in people to know when and where to seek help
Seek out positive relationships among peers and leadership Ensure the leaders know what is expected from them
Inform employees about the role leaders should play
Encourage employees to discuss MH issues
Explain the role of positive relationships in MH
Inform that leadership has been trained in MH
  Demonstrate that the leadership will be supportive of MH issues Improve confidence in their willingness to seek leadership advice
  1. MH mental health