With a high number of anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse cases plaguing employees at CHG Healthcare's Salt Lake City clinic, Nicole Thurman decided the medical staffing firm needed to hire a mental health counselor.

“We have a young population, so we have an opportunity to help with mental health issues before they turn into substance abuse issues or physical health issues,” says the senior director of talent management. “I look at this as preventative care.”

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