According to a survey released by Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS), 96% of employers believe improving mental health in the workplace is good for business. Unfortunatley, only 65% indicate their company provides adequate mental health services.
The stigma of depression often leads to social isolation because the depressed person believes no one understands what it's like to be depressed.
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Orem company publishes a report on male suicide prevention in the workplace and reveals industries with the highest rates of suicide.
Good mental health means more than the absence of a condition. At work, it means being a fulfilled member of the team and having access to support and treatment when needed. Companies that provide support and resources understand the importance of addressing mental health and what it means to take a preventative approach.
By adopting a take-charge approach towards living with depression, employees can start to feel more in control and less powerless. Jessica Gimeno, a health activist shares helpful strategies in this TED article.
With 1 in 5 experiencing a mental health condition in a given year, employers can be proactive in addressing concerns associated with such issues. Here are three ways to encourage employees to get help.
The 20-question survey is designed to be simple to use and focus on four key organizational areas: The Importance of Leadership; Improving Access to Services and Supports; Building a Healthy Organization and Culture; and Raising Awareness and Training.
The APAF Center for Workplace Mental Health Director Darcy Gruttadaro was a key member of the Expert Panel that took on the creation of this critical employer resource.
When employees are experiencing common conditions like depression or anxiety, getting access to effective care helps them get better and return to optimal work performance. The Collaborative Care Model offers a solution in better access to effective care. Learn about the role employers can play in expanding this model.