The impact of mental well-being in the workplace is often underestimated. And in the ever-evolving landscape of the workplace, addressing mental wellness can be a daunting task.
Physical, financial, and emotional challenges can all contribute to declining mental wellness for employees and their families. For example, burnout, sleep disturbances, and substance use can all cause, and be symptoms of mental health issues.
More than 73% of employers believe they do an excellent job addressing workforce mental health. However, only 46% of employees agree.⁴
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The number of organizations that agree expanding mental health resources is extremely important has doubled since 2016.4 Recent studies show that investing in workforce mental well-being can positively impact absenteeism, productivity, and medical costs.8
For every $1 invested in mental health treatment, there is a return of investment of $4 from improved health and ability to work.⁹
To appropriately address workforce mental health, employers should consider investing in a dedicated mental wellness solution. Frequent and proactive outreach, personalized care plans, and convenient access to resources are just some of the benefits of a dedicated mental health offering.
That’s why Guardian has partnered with Spring Health to bring personalized mental wellness benefits to employees and their families.