Why More Companies Should Offer Mental Health Days, and Why Coworkers Should Respect Them

At NYC's Creative Summit, agency leaders and advocates encourage the approach

Taking a mental health day can be beneficial for workers, their companies and their clients, industry leaders said this week. Getty Images

Companies can do more to break the stigmas around mental health, and that could start with allowing—and especially encouraging—mental health days away from the office.

@martyswant martin.swant@adweek.com Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.