The topic of mental health in the workplace is increasingly becoming a focal point of conversations in C-suites around the country, and rightfully so.
Mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety have a direct impact on an employer’s healthcare costs and their investment in human capital. More than 26% of American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental illness every year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. And that figure doesn’t include those who are distracted or unproductive at work due to a lower-acuity issue like a relationship problem or job-related stress.
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