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Introducing the New Depression Calculator

Do you know what depression costs your organization? Find out with our new Depression Calculator.

View the Depression Calculator

An estimated 6-7% of full-time workers in the U.S. experience major depression. This costs employers more than $210 billion which affects businesses in the following ways:

  • Increased healthcare costs
  • Increased disability claims
  • Increased absenteeism
  • Increased suicide related costs
  • Reduced productivity
  • High turnover
  • Decreased employee morale for those affected

What does this mean to your company?

Based on the latest research, you will see what depression costs your organization by simply entering your company size, industry and geographical location. The calculator also allows provides access to information on how to decrease costs and includes resources for those employees in need of care.

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