Our team has been hard at work launching many wellness initiatives during this time for our wonderful customers. We’ve been ecstatic about the response from companies globally to promote health and well-being as they work remotely and aim to connect their teams.
May is Mental Health Month! As a culture focused company, we take the wellbeing of our employees very seriously, we also take mental health very seriously.
With gratitude and excitement, I’m happy to announce we’re taking a mandatory mental health day for all Walker Tracker employees on Friday, May 15th, 2020. Thank you for respecting this time for us all to focus on our mental health and spend time with our families. We’ll be back in full Walker Tracker force Monday, May 18th, 2020.
CEO, Walker Tracker
If you or someone you know is experiencing loneliness, depression, anxiety, or would like assistance, here are a few resources:
HealBright’s mental health course: Self Care Under Quarantine
Mental Health America Hotline: Text MHA to 741741. Mental Health America is a nationwide organization that provides assistance through this text line. You will be linked to someone who can guide you through a crisis or just provide information.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. Crisis intervention and free emotional support are available, which is helpful when you need confidential assistance during a time of emotional distress for you or a loved one. The helpline is open 24/7, and a live online chat is available as well.
Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741. Specialized crisis counselors are just a text message away on this free, confidential 24-hour support line. To further protect your privacy, these messages do not appear on a phone bill. The text line also provides services and support if you are upset, scared, hurt, frustrated, or distressed.
The Samaritans: 1-212-673-3000. This is a New York–based organization operates a 24-hour crisis hotline for anyone in the area. Even if you’re not in crisis but feel like you need emotional support, this hotline can help.
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255. Text a message to 838255. Operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, these services aid veterans and their families who may be in crisis by connecting them with VA responders.
Source for these great resources: PsychGuides