April 1, 2022
Nova Awarded 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health
2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health from Mental Health America
Nova has been awarded the 2022 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America (MHA). The Bell Seal certification recognizes employers who strive to create mentally healthy workplaces for their employees, with platinum serving as the highest level of distinction.
In order to receive this presitigious designation, Nova underwent a rigorous evaluation of its policies and practices in four areas: workplace culture, benefits, compliance, and wellness programs. Nova received an overall score of 93 out of 100, with a perfect 100 percent for Holistic Wellness at Work.
“As a health care solutions company, health is at the forefront of what we do, and that starts with our own people,” said James Walleshauser, president, Nova. “We are committed to providing resources, benefits and a work culture that support our associates’ overall wellbeing, including their physical, social, and mental health. We are honored to receive the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health because it acknowledges our continuous efforts and belief that if we take care of our associates, they will take care of our customers and one another.”
Nova’s receipt of the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health reflects not only the company’s commitment to wellbeing from its leadership, but the efforts of its associate-led wellness committee, called Renovations. As part of a focus on mental wellbeing, one of the committee members offers biweekly mindfulness sessons for associates, as well as on-demand sessions. Nova also strives to support associates through flexible working arrangements, regular company-wide meetings and internal communications, as well as various benefits that include mental and behavioral health resources.
To learn more about the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health, visit www.mhanational.org/bestemployers.
About Mental Health America (MHA)
Mental Health America - founded in 1909 - is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the overall mental health of all. MHA has spent decades researching mental health in the workplace, and in 2019, MHA introduced the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health to recognize companies and organizations that understand the value of addressing mental health at work and implement policies and practices that support employee wellbeing.