Mental Health Works

Mental Health Works is a free monthly publication focused on mental health in the workplace. This resource highlights research related to mental health and the workplace, case examples from companies successfully implementing mental health strategies, and tools you can apply to your workplace.

In the current issue: Union Pacific Railroad Addresses Suicide Prevention (August 2016)

Employers are becoming increasingly aware that suicide is costly to workplaces in both emotional and financial terms. The national cost of suicides and suicide attempts in the United States in 2013 is estimated to be $93.5 billion, with 97% of the cost due to lost productivity. Unfortunately, suicide rates are rising. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in April 2016, that, after 14 years of steady decline, suicide rates in the United States have increased by 24% from 1999 to 2014. The age-adjusted rate for males was more than three times that for females. Read More

  

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CEO Summit on Mental Health in the Workplace

It's not every day that CEOs set time aside to discuss mental health in the workplace. But that's what happened at Deustche Bank's U.S. headquarters on Wall Street in New York City.