With 1 in 5 experiencing a mental health condition in a given year, employers can be proactive in addressing concerns associated with such issues. Here are three ways to encourage employees to get help.
The 20-question survey is designed to be simple to use and focus on four key organizational areas: The Importance of Leadership; Improving Access to Services and Supports; Building a Healthy Organization and Culture; and Raising Awareness and Training.
The APAF Center for Workplace Mental Health Director Darcy Gruttadaro was a key member of the Expert Panel that took on the creation of this critical employer resource.
When employees are experiencing common conditions like depression or anxiety, getting access to effective care helps them get better and return to optimal work performance. The Collaborative Care Model offers a solution in better access to effective care. Learn about the role employers can play in expanding this model.
People with PTSD have a higher number of medical visits, greater rates of work absenteeism, an increased likelihood of unemployment or underemployment, lower hourly pay, and increased difficulty meeting work-related demands. But there are steps employers can take to support employees experiencing this condition.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States, affecting 18% of Americans in the prime of their working years. Learn how employers can influence change.
Download a free .pdf guide that includes recommendations on how health plans and employers can improve access to mental health and substance use care.
Nearly 84 percent of employees report that their opinion of work is influenced by their direct manager. Imagine what happens when an employee experiencing a mental health condition has a manager that cares. Learn how Puget Sound Energy offers training for managers to support employees living with depression.
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In an interview with Workforce, Darcy Gruttadaro shares factors that are encouraging more employers to prioritize mental health.