mental health day

noun

Definition of mental health day

: a day that an employee takes off from work in order to relieve stress or renew vitality

Examples of mental health day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her older daughter and 6-year-old son, a kindergartner at South Loop Elementary, have each taken a mental health day. Olivia Olander, chicagotribune.com, 18 Mar. 2022 That’s why my company, for instance, now offers a mental health day, as well as one three-day weekend per month. Raj Verma, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2022 The group helped sponsor a community mental health day this month. Kala Kachmar, The Courier-Journal, 12 Mar. 2022 To help, the district implemented an unprecedented mental health day for the entire 90,000-student district. Janet Shamlian, CBS News, 30 Nov. 2021 Kathryn VanderBroek, the district’s general counsel, said taking a mental health day does not mean a student must be diagnosed with a disorder like depression or anxiety. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, 24 Nov. 2021 Historically, supporting mental health at work has looked like more therapy, more meditation, more mindfulness, or the ever futile mental health day. Mind Share Partners, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 For more tips on how to take a mental health day that actually helps, read this. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, 5 Oct. 2021 Perhaps unsurprisingly, Toole has found movement to be one of the most effective maneuvers for getting through a difficult mental health day. Michelle Konstantinovsky, SELF, 27 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of mental health day

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Mental health day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mental%20health%20day. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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