Apr
17

Collaborative Care: Paying for What Works

When people aren’t feeling well, they typically visit their primary care office. It is a familiar setting and if specialty care is needed, a referral is provided. The same should also be true for mental health conditions like depression, substance use disorders and anxiety. Yet, getting a referral for specialty mental health care can be challenging and many who get a referral do not access care.

Feb
27

Depression: A Costly Condition for Businesses

Why are more employers focusing on workplace mental health? Because they recognize it is costly to ignore. Depression costs employers an estimated $44 billion each year in lost productivity. About half of employees with depression are untreated. Yet with proper treatment, people with depression can get better. The key is to help employees access effective care.

Jan
31

Why Addressing Workplace Stress Is Important for Employers

The demands and challenges of work can result in high stress for some employees, which, in turn, can be costly for employers. Employers can address and reduce work stress by focusing on prevention, intervention and support.

Dec
06

Workplace Bullying: Employers Can Take Steps to Stop It

Bullying may seem like an issue that only kids encounter; however, it’s an issue becoming far more relevant in the workplace. When employers don’t address workplace bullying, they could see higher healthcare costs and absenteeism.

Oct
05

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that occurs in people who have experienced or witnessed traumatic events such as natural disasters, serious accidents, terrorist incidents, war, or violent personal assaults.

Aug
23

Garmin International: Creating a Resilient Workplace

Challenges, setbacks, and trauma are realities in today’s workplaces. Garmin International has provided information and education to help employees develop skills in resilience, or the ability to bounce back after adversity, as part of their well-being programming.

Jul
27

Starting the Conversation: How TiER1 Performance Solutions Took on Mental Health

Addressing mental health could be perceived as a huge and complex undertaking. It can be daunting to try to dispel the myths, reduce stigma, and solve the problem around mental health all at once. TiER1 Performance Solutions, on the other hand, said, “Let’s just start a conversation about mental health.”

Jun
22

Anxiety disorders: What Employers Need to Know

Anxiousness, fear, and worry are normal human experiences and in some instances, are even adaptive and helpful for our survival. Most people feel a little nervous before a big speech, a job interview, or a visit to the doctor. But in anxiety disorders, those feelings are crippling, extreme, and/or persistent.

May
31

"R U OK?": A Meaningful Question to Foster a Culture of Caring at EY

“r u ok?” signifies three simple words, but the meaning proves much greater for partners and staff at EY.

Apr
18

Puget Sound Energy Promotes Mental Health

Energy utility company Puget Sound Energy (PSE) regularly promotes health and safety among its employees.

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