[Wctcca] How is your college supporting employees' mental health?

Gina Myers gmyers at everettcc.edu
Thu Mar 4 10:54:21 PST 2021

Boy, was that timely..I was just pulling yet another faculty member down
off the ledge...so to speak. ( i'm taking dramatic  license here)
OH...what the heck I'm going to send this!😇

On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 10:35 AM Liz McKinney via WCTCCA <
wctcca at lists.ctc.edu> wrote:

> Good morning all,
> I was sorry not to be able to join you at the WCTCCA meeting a couple of
> weeks ago. It would've been the perfect opportunity to query the membership
> about something that's been on my mind for some time due to a variety of
> conversations I've had with faculty and staff. I'm wondering what other
> colleges are doing around supporting employees' mental health? And have you
> noticed what is more or less effective about the support that has been
> offered?
> Here at Green River I'm pleased to say that there is awareness and that
> there are some supports that are offered but I can't help but wonder if
> there's a contingency of our nearly 1,000 employees who are not availing
> themselves of these supports and who are, for lack of a better phrase,
> suffering in silence.
> Collective wisdom is where it's at so I appreciate anything you might have
> to offer.
> Hope everyone is doing as well as possible in these challenging times.
> ~Liz
> ~Liz McKinney, Ph.D.
> GRC Counselor
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