Mental Health and the Workplace
According to the CDC
Centers for Disease Control
How does poor mental Health and Stress negatively affect employees?
Job performance and productivity.
Communication with coworkers.
and daily functioning.
1 in 5 U.S. adults aged 18 or older reported any mental illness in 2016.
Workplace wellness programs can identify those at risk, treat, and put in place supports to help people reduce and manage stress.
Depression reduces cognitive performance about
35% of the time
WHO (world health organization) Documents that
Mental health conditions cost employers more than $100 billion and 217 million lost workdays each year. By addressing mental health issues in the workplace and investing in mental health care for workers, employers can increase productivity and employee retention.