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1Based on a Guardian internal short term disability analysis of mental/nervous claims between 2018 and 2022. This data only includes Guardian’s short-term disability claims, and does not include claims data from other coverage sources like Spring Health or EAP.

2“New Mental Health Cost Calculator Shows Why Investing in Mental Health is Good for Business,” The National Safety Council, May 13, 2021 https://www.nsc.org/newsroom/new-mental-health-cost-calculator-demonstrates-why

3“Mental health at work,” World Health Organization, https://www.who.int/teams/mental-health-and-substance-use/promotion-prevention/mental-health-in-the-workplace

4Log-days in treatment were associated with fewer missed days (incidence rate ratio = 0.94; 95% CI, 0.93-0.95), corresponding to total posttreatment outcomes of missing 0.32 fewer days per week. Missing 0.32 fewer days per week translates to 25% fewer missed work days. Bondar J, Babich Morrow C, Gueorguieva R, et al. Clinical and Financial Outcomes Associated With a Workplace Mental Health Program Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(6):e2216349. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.16349; 7/13.

5Log-days in treatment were associated with fewer unproductive days (incidence rate ratio = 0.94; 95% CI, 0.92-0.95), corresponding to total posttreatment outcomes of being unproductive for 0.64 fewer days per week. An extra 0.64 days/wk translates to 24% increase in productivity. Bondar J, Babich Morrow C, Gueorguieva R, et al. Clinical and Financial Outcomes Associated With a Workplace Mental Health Program Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(6):e2216349. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.16349; 7/13.

6In the non-Spring group, the risk of turnover was 7%. In the Spring group, the risk of turnover was 4%. This translates to a risk difference of 7% - 4% = 3%, or a risk ratio of (7% - 4%) / 7% = 43%. Bondar J, Babich Morrow C, Gueorguieva R, et al. Clinical and Financial Outcomes Associated With a Workplace Mental Health Program Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Supplemental Online Content, eResults 3, Results of Employee Retention Analysis; 3. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(6):e2216349. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.16349.

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