People with PTSD have a higher number of medical visits, greater rates of work absenteeism, an increased likelihood of unemployment or underemployment, lower hourly pay, and increased difficulty meeting work-related demands. But there are steps employers can take to support employees experiencing this condition.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting 18% of Americans in the prime of their working years. Learn how employers can influence change.
Download a free .pdf guide that includes recommendations on how health plans and employers can improve access to mental health and substance use care.
Nearly 84 percent of employees report that their opinion of work is influenced by their direct manager. Imagine what happens when an employee experiencing a mental health condition has a manager that cares. Learn how Puget Sound Energy offers training for managers to support employees living with depression.
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In an interview with Workforce, Darcy Gruttadaro shares factors that are encouraging more employers to prioritize mental health.
Changes in the way we work are making people lonely. In a recent Medium article, Darcy Gruttadaro says, “this is certainly a trend that’s growing”. She goes on to say, “It presents a challenge for employers to help people feel engaged and social in the workplace.”
Whether it's a heavy workload, tight deadlines or long commutes, many aspects of our job contribute to the increasing rates of anxiety.
An employee explains her concerns around taking time off because of a mental illness and how it is perceived. Because of perception, she couldn’t dare tell the truth.
Darcy Gruttadaro talks about how athletic departments, coaches and administrators can create mentally healthy environments.