Another scary issue facing some of our valuable city employees is mental illness. Police officers, firefighters, and other first responders are especially susceptible to mental health problems like depression, addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder. But that doesn't have to mean the end of a career. When cities build a culture of support, where individuals can get the help they need, mental illnesses can be successfully treated and even prevented. See how the first responder community and the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust are addressing this issue in Protecting the Protectors.
Other highlights of the March-April issue include:
- Effective hiring and managing techniques to keep “zombies” and “vampires” out of your workplace.
- Tips for preventing transitional conflict before it begins from Hamline University School of Business, an LMC Business Leadership Council member.
- Five steps you can take to update your city’s visual identity in Message Matters.