Amazon Singapore announces mental health package for employees and their families
Amazon has unveiled a new mental health program for its employees in Singapore. The package aims to provide personalized mental health and wellbeing support through life coaching, legal and financial support, and mindfulness resources.
It will also offer the traditional employee assistance program services such as counseling sessions.
Employees and their families can also use crisis and suicide prevention support
This means Amazon employees and their families in Singapore have access to life coaching sessions with a certified wellness coach and can attend webinars, and get personalized advice and resources.
Free one-on-one counseling sessions are available for employees and their families, with access to three sessions per person per topic, with the option to be in-person or via phone, video or text.
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Employees and their families can also use crisis and suicide prevention support and access to a licensed mental health clinician any time of day or night.
Work-life assistance for everyday needs, including help with referrals for child and elder care, movers and other personal services, are also available.
“Access to mental health care has become increasingly important as we all continue to navigate different everyday challenges,” said Henry Low, country manager for Singapore at Amazon.
“We intend to remove barriers and unnecessary stigma around getting help and ensure our employees and their families feel safe and supported. In providing a range of services, as well as regular dialogue with employees about mental health, we hope to help in every way we can.”