Lockheed Martin’s Sheila Collins on prioritizing mental health in the workplace

How to get employees talking about mental health and get the help they need.

It’s no secret that the stigma associated with mental illness prevents many from seeking help for widely treatable conditions. Starting and sustaining those important conversations about mental health issues lets employees who are struggling know they are not alone and that there are resources available to help.

At the first Ragan Workplace Wellness Conference, Sheila Collins lead communications advisor for Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Missions Systems discussed how the organization is dealing with mental health in the workplace as suicide rates among engineers became an issue. Learn how Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems launched a positive mental health campaign that successfully got employees talking about issues typically not discussed in the workplace to slash the stigma.

[RELATED: Join us Aug. 14-16 in Denver for our Workplace Wellness Conference]

Next year’s Workplace Wellness Conference is already well into the planning stages and will be held in Denver, August 14-16, 2023. As you prepare yourself for next year’s conference, look at this clip from Collin’s full session.

You can watch Collin’s full session and the entire conference at RaganTraining.com.


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